From the Tate Modern art gallery in London, there comes the startling news that a man wrote on one of the art works exhibited there, and then claimed that he was trying to improve it. Is this possible?
Neil and Jennifer discuss the question on Six Minute English, which comes to you from the BBC's 'Learning English' site.
As always, take your time to read the questions, then listen to the programme. When you have finished, write your answers in a Comment or on the Tag Board.
1. This week's official question:
The highest price ever paid for a painting was for Paul Cezanne's 'The Card Players'. How much did it cost? Was it: a) $120m? b) $250m? c) $500m? (m = "million".)
2. Jennifer's favourite painting is G______ which depicts a scene from the ______ ______ ______ . (3 words.)
3. Whose painting did the visitor to the Tate Modern deface? M_____ R______ . (A very famous Russian-American artist.)
4. How did the 'vandal' feel about his act of defacing the painting? Write a few words that express his ideas.
5. What is the idea of the 'Yellowist' movement? Write a short answer.
Now listen to the programme. Then write your answers on the Tag Board (max 200 characters per message) or in a Comment (best to choose the "Name/URL" option.)
How many people will do the quiz this week??
Have a nice Monday.