Art History activity, answer the question.

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For this activity I would like you to watch the several sections of the PBS documentary “Art:21” and answer the questions below. The artists you will be learning about are Ai Weiwei, Jeff Koons, and Yinka Shonibare. The documentary series is currently available for free on After watch all the video, answers some short questions and multiple choice. Videos Ai Weiwei UPDATED LINK: (minutes 35:38-53:11) Jeff Koons UPDATED LINK: Yinka Shonibare MBE UPDATED LINK: ---------------------------Ai Weiwei (minutes 35:38-53:11) Questions 1. Weiwei’s art is often a challenge to what country and it’s government? ___________________ 2. To prove that he could make non-political art, Weiwei made what series of sculptures? 3. In 2011, Weiwei was arrested and spent two and half months in custody for what felony? 4. Weiwei traveled in the 80s to what city that influenced his work? ______________ 5. Mayor Bloomberg welcomes guests to the unveiling of what public sculpture made by Ai Weiwei? 6. Weiwei created a piece caller Security Camera that mimics the form of a camera in what medium? 7. 7. Ai Weiwei believes that art should be for everyone, so he makes a lot of what? 8. Remembering, the backpack piece, was meant to commemorate the death of 5,000 students who were killed by what? 9. Why was the security camera particularly significant to Weiwei? 10. According to Koons, artists have a moral responsibility to do what? 11. To compete with the art in Versailles, Koons placed a self-portrait bust in the palace on a plinth designed by who? ___________________ 12. How many painters work on each Koons painting? 13. What are some of the themes that Koons sees reoccurring in his artwork? 14. Koons designed a new flower sculpture at Versailles called Split-Rockers that was based on what? 15. Jeff Koons' Bear & Policeman is made of what material? ______________ 16. What did Koons hang in the Salon de Mars? 17. What role does Koons play in the creation of his paintings? 18. Shonibare’s fabrics are most often associated with what continent? 19. When Shonibare works with the idea of climate change, he is referring to the environment and also what? 20. How does Shonibare use the financial pages in his drawings? 21. On Shonibare’s mannequins, why does he avoid using heads? 22. Shonibare’s work Black Gold is about what? 23. Shonibare started doing drawings inspired by what environmental issue? 24. What is the historic symbolism of the fabrics in Shonibare's costumes? 25. In Scramble for Africa, Shonibare emphasizes the use of the headless mannequins to show that the men are what? 26. Why does Shonibare see his award of Member of the Order of the British Empire as ironic? 27. Shonibare says that __________________ are the starting point for his drawings.

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