module 4 fine arts ----western, chinese, and pop arts
reading and language points
i. fill in the blanks according to the text
here are some paintings by famous artists from home and abroad. one is by picasso, __________to be the greatest artist of the 20th century, with whom another painter, braque, _____ cubism, one of the modern art ______.cubist artists painted objects and people _______ different aspects of the objects or person ________ at the same time. the painting by roy is a famous example of _____ _______, which _____ ______show ordinary 20th-century city life. the other 2 are qi baishi and xu beihong. chinese painting ____ ______ _______its brush drawings in black inks and natural colors. qi ________ the world of nature ________and his paintings are special ______ ______ this. xu believed that artists should ____ ________but not just imitate it. _______,a picture should try to _____ ______ _____ of its subject.
ⅱ . word spelling
1. they made every attempt and at last s____________ in achieving their goal.
2. at first he i__________ picasso’s style then he developed his own.
3. painting is a good way for young people to e_________ their feeling.
4. i found p________ with watercolors a lot easier than with oil.
5. several ways were a_______ and the problems were settled eventually.
6. the artists in spain started one of the modern art _____________, cubism.
7. my c__________ school life consists of varieties of games, exercises and so on.
8. i like pictures which show r________(which are r_________) ,the way sth really is.
9. the c____________ american artist roy is famous for his pop art.
10. it’s nothing special really and it is quite o___________.
ⅲ . translation
1. tom _____________________________(对…着迷)the painting of qi baishi, which gives him ____________________.（爽心悦目的图画）
2. i can’t _________________________________(忍受他再次迟到)(stand)
3. i’m told the tickets have been sold out but_______________________________________ (我还在盼着买到票呢)(look forword to)
4. the man ____________________________________________(成功地获得100米赛奖)(succeed in)
5. he ___________________________________(厌烦了在教室走来走去). he wanted to sit down.(be tired of)
6. sarah can_______________________________________________(把这些画区分开来) by the style. (tell)
7. in this painting picasso __________________________(表达了对…的情感)what had happened to the town.