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Le Avanguardie. Una verifica per il CLIL di Storia dell'Arte in lingua inglese

red - Di seguito viene proposta una verifica utile per le classi in cui sono attivi dei percordi CLIL di Storia dell'arte in lingua inglese. La verifica è stata somministrata agli studenti del Liceo Canova di Treviso.

1) Complete the text below with one or two words as necessary 

• Peggy Guggenheim was born in (1)…………… in 1898 

• In April 1912 her father died in the shipwreck of (2) ………………. 

• In 1921 Peggy traveled to (3) ………………. 

• In 1922 she (4) …………... Laurence Vail, a writer and Dada collagist 

• She left Laurence Vail in 1928 for an English intellectual, John Holms 

• Holms, who was the greatest love of her life, (5) …………… in 1934 

• In 1938 Peggy decided (6) …………. an art gallery in London: the Guggenheim Jeune Gallery. 

• In July 1941 Peggy fled Nazi-occupied France and (7) …………… to her native New York 

• A few months later she married (8) ……………, a famous surrealist painter and her second husband, but in 1943 they separated 

• In October 1942 Peggy opened the museum-gallery “Art of This Century” in New York. 

• In 1947 Peggy decided to return to Europe 

• In 1948 Peggy bought Palazzo (9) ……………, on the Grand Canal in Venice, where she went to live. 

• Peggy died aged 81 on 23 december (10) …………. 

2) Answer the multiple-choice questions 

(1) Which art movement promoted values such as speed, energy and power of modern urban life? 

a. Cubism 

b. Futurism 

c. Surrealism 

(2) Which are the main phases of Cubism? 

a. Primitive, Analytic and Synthetic 

b. Primitive, Geometric and Synthetic 

c. Geometric, Analytic and Synthetic 

(3) What movement expresses the absolute of life with only straight horizontal or vertical lines and primary colours ? 

a. Abstract Expressionism 

b. Neo-Plasticism 

c. Neo-Stijlism 

(4) Abstract Expressionism emerged 

a. In 1940s in New York 

b. In 1920s in New York 

c. In 1940s in London 

(5) Which movement was influenced by Sigmund Freud and Karl Marx? 

a. Futurism 

b. Cubism 

c. Surrealism 

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