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Arty Allsorts (A Bit Easy)

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Arty Allsorts A Bit Easy game quiz
""I so dunno nuttin' about art, so I had a lot of fun compiling this quiz. Hope you have as much fun doing it! Check out the interesting information as well.""

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1. What did Renaissance architects and sculptors primarily draw their inspiration from?
    The Middle Ages
    Nothing. Thorough modernists, they despised all their predecessors as barbarians
    Ancient Greece and Rome
    Ancient Egypt

2. Respectively, what are Frank Lloyd Wright, Henry Moore and Jackson Pollock best known as?
    Architect, sculptor and painter
    Architect, painter and sculptor
    Sculptor, architect and painter
    Painter, sculptor and architect

3. As well as being a great advance in painting, this fifteenth century device also possibly helped Columbus get to the New World. What was it?
    Oil painting
    Painting with a brush

4. "Abstraction" in painting involves the absence of what?
    Physical images
    Rational thought - the painting is supposed to be done in a dream-like trance

5. Which of these sculptures wasn't done in ancient Greece and Rome?
    The Belvedere Apollo
    Bust of the Emperor Augustus
    Laocoon and his sons being strangled by the serpent
    The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa

6. What is "Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1: Portrait of the Artist's Mother" better known as?
    American Gothic
    Whistler's Mother
    Christina's World
    The Clothed Maja

7. What is at the entrance to the Louvre museum in Paris?
    A huge glass pyramid
    A giant statue of Napoleon
    A miniature replica of the formal gardens at Versailles
    A 1000-yard-long avenue of yew trees

8. What's the most famous painting in the Louvre?
    Picasso's "Guernica"
    Leonardo's "la Gioconda"
    Constable's "The Haywain"
    "Whistler's Mother"

9. Who painted the "Water Lilies" series of paintings: Monet or Manet?
    Answer: (One Word)

10. Picasso's "Guernica" was painted as a direct reaction to an event in which war?
    World War I
    The Spanish Civil War
    The Russian Civil War, 1918-1921
    World War II

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Compiled Jun 28 12