Are you nutty about Neoclassicism? Excited about Expressionism? Batty about the Baroque Era? Put your art expertise to the test with these questions and prove that you're more than a novice.
Which Spaniard is known for his hallucinatory paintings?
Who carved Pinocchio?
What nationality was the famous artist Rembrandt?
What color do you get if you mix blue and yellow paint?
What famous artist designed shirts, hats, ashtrays, stamps, brandy bottles, coat hangers, bathing suits, crystal ware, tapestries, and playing cards – among other things?
Surrealist Salvador Dali
IN WHICH BRANCH OF THE ARTS DID DAME ALICIA MARKOVA FIND FAME?
WHICH DUTCH PAINTERS REAL NAME WAS “JEROME VAN AKEN”?
WHO SAID “I WANT TO ESTABLISH THE RIGHT TO DARE EVERYTHING”?
WHICH UK ARTIST PAINTED THE RAKES PROGRESS IN THE 1700S?
WHO PAINTED THE CEILING OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL?
WHAT IS THE SPANISH DANCE MUSIC NORMALLY ASSOCIATED WITH CASTANETS?
RENE LALIQUE – ART NOUVEAU DESIGNER WORKED WHAT MATERIAL?
Who designed the uniform of the Swiss Guard, the bodyguards of the Pope?
What was the name of Vincent van Gogh’s art dealer brother?
Who designed the Geodesic Dome in the US Pavilion at the 1967 Montréal’s World’s Fair exhibition?
What famous 1930 painting by Grant Wood portrays a pitchfork-holding farmer and his daughter in front of a house?
American Gothic It is one of the most familiar images in 20th century American art. Wood wanted to depict the traditional roles of men and women as the man is holding a pitchfork symbolizing hand labor. Wood referenced late 19th century photography and posed his sitters in a manner reminiscent of early American portraiture
When this great artist was once criticized for creating unrealistic art, he asked his accuser “Can you show me some realistic art?” The man showed him a photograph of his wife. The artist observed: “So your wife is two inches tall, two-dimensional, with no arms and no legs, and no colour but only shades of gray?” Who is this artist who went through a ‘Blue Period’ and a ‘Rose Period’?
Where does bossa nova dance music originate?
Which Spanish Salvador was a surrealist artist?
The painting The Scream was stolen form which city in 1994?
Q:Which group of iconoclastic English artists objected to the influence of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the founder of the English Royal Academy of Arts, calling him ‘Sir Sloshua’ and deriding that his technique was formulaic?
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (also known as the Pre-Raphaelites) They were a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt whose intention was to reform art by rejecting what they considered to be the mechanistic approach adopted by the Mannerist artists who followed Raphael and Michelangelo. They believed that the Classical poses and elegant compositions of Raphael in particular had been a corrupting influence on academic teaching of art. Hence the name “Pre-Raphaelite”. They have been considered the first avant-garde movement in art
WHAT ‘CM’ PAINTED IMPRESSION OF SUNRISE?
WHOSE BIRTH IN A SHELL WAS DEPICTED BY BOTTICELLI?
THE BIRTH OF VENUS (1485)
WHAT IS SOUTH CAROLINAS OFFICIAL STATE DANCE?
WHAT ‘T’ IS AN ENERGETIC DANCE OF THE 60S?
WHO IS NOTED FOR HIS (NONSENSE VERSE)?
DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI WAS ONE OF THE LEADERS OF WHICH FAMOUS ART MOVEMENT?
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PAINTING THE MONA LISA?
LEONARDO DA VINCI
In which century was the artist Paul Cezanne born?
Which Renaissance artist’s life was fictionalised in the book ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy’ subsequently made into a film?
Which item of clothing cost Isadora Duncan her life?
Scarf- it was caught in a moving car wheel
What artist had his wife pose for the face of Christ in his painting of the Last Supper?
Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. The title of the painting is Sacrament of the Last Supper
The work of what famous French artist hung upside down in the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 47 days before someone realized it?
Henri Matisse, in 1961. The painting was Le Bateau
Which Latvian was principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater in the 70s returning later as director?
What’s the ballet term for a 360-degree turn on one foot?
What is the architectural style of the Radio City Music Hall in New York?
Which artist’s most famous image is Whaam! that features a fighter aircraft firing a rocket into an enemy plane with a dazzling red and yellow explosion?
Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997) His work borrowed heavily from popular advertising and comic book styles, which he himself described as being “as artificial as possible”
WHO SCULPTED THE STATUE OF LIBERTY?
FREDERIC AUGUSTE BARTHOLDI
WHICH GERMAN PAINTER WAS BURGOMEISTER OF WITTENBURG AND SPECIALIZED IN BOTH EROTIC NUDES AND BIBLICAL WOODCUTS?
LUCAS CRANACH THE ELDER
2 CATEGORIES OF BALLROOM DANCE ARE USED IN COMPETITION LATIN AND?
WHAT ‘N’ DESIGNED REGENT’S PARK AND MARBLE ARCH?
WHAT ‘WP’ IS THE NAME OF THE FAMOUS BLUE AND WHITE DESIGNS OF POTTERY GOING BACK TO THE 18TH CENTURY?
WHICH ARTIST PAINTED SIXTY TWO SELF PORTRAITS?
REMBRANDT VAN RINN
WHAT ‘R’ WAS A FRENCH SCULPTOR?
In which country did the tango dance originate?
Which artist and illustrator painted a portrait of John F. Kennedy in 1960 that was later published on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post after his assassination?
What American artist named most of his 17 children after famous artists – including Rembrandt, Titian, Rubens, and Raphael?
Charles Wilson Peale. The four children named all achieved prominence as artists
Which pop artist died in New York in1987?
What was the profession of “Arnold Newman?
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