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1 Paintings of Caravaggio
One of the most distinctive artists of the 16th century, Caravaggio is best known for his "darker" paintings, but his art is more varied and complex than many realize.
10 Q
Sep 04 07
615 plays
2 Duchamp's "Fountain"
"Fountain" sparked controversy in 1917 when it was called "vulgar" and "immoral" and again in 2004 when it was termed "ludicrous" and "a travesty". This quiz examines the history of this singular piece of modern art.
10 Q
Dec 10 04
630 plays
3 Paintings of Goya
Few artist's works have so vividly reflected the soul of their country as vividly as those of Goya, who lived during one of the most dramatic and tragic periods in Spanish history.
15 Q
Sep 30 04
534 plays
4 Paintings of Giotto
Giotto was regarded by his illustrious contemporary Dante as the foremost artist of his day. History recognizes him as a pivotal figure who changed the course of Western art.
10 Q
Jun 17 06
360 plays
5 Ingres: Portraits of Women
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres had a lifelong love affair with the female sex, and his portraits of women are generally regarded as his finest and most characteristic work. How many can you identify? Enjoy!
15 Q
Jul 23 04
345 plays
6 LOVE, Artistically
It was a painting and sculpture that was at the core of the pop art era. How much do you know about the Robert Indiana's 'LOVE'? (And just in time for a belated Valentine's Day!)
10 Q
Feb 18 10
216 plays
7 A Life Less Ordinary
How much do you know about the English artist John Martin's life and work in the late 18th and early 19th centuries?
10 Q
Jul 08 12
96 plays
8 Paintings of Matisse
The career of this "King of the Fauves" encompassed the first half of the 20th century. Matisse's work embraced a wide variety of styles and techniques. Good Luck!
15 Q
Nov 18 03
498 plays
9 Frida Kahlo Gone Mad!
Do you love Frida Kahlo and her works? Take this quiz to see if you have gone mad for Frida!
10 Q
Dec 17 05
462 plays
10 Salvador Dali and His Artwork
These are questions for anyone who loves Salvador Dali as much as I do. They're all multiple choice, so it shouldn't be too hard.
10 Q
Jul 04 06
564 plays
11 Basquiat, Part I
Basquiat was by far one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Here are some questions you may or may not be able to answer.
15 Q
Jul 25 09
222 plays
12 Francis Barraud's 'His Master's Voice'
This quiz is about one of my favourite paintings. 'His Master's Voice', the charming dog sitting at the phonograph.
10 Q
Dec 26 01
288 plays
13 Mona Lisa and Her Mysteries
Some questions, suitably reverent I hope, about the world's most famous painting.
10 Q
Jul 31 11
312 plays
14 Dan Flavin
This American artist created light installations that at first appeared simplistic, but ultimately 'drew in' the viewer so that the audience became part of the creation. Here's a quiz on his life and work. Hope you enjoy. Thanks.
10 Q
Jul 04 07
207 plays
15 The Mysterious Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa may very well be one of the most famous paintings in the world. Her mysterious smile captures the attention of people from around the globe. How much do you know about the mysterious Mona Lisa?
10 Q
Sep 06 04
699 plays
16 The Art of Albrecht Durer
This quiz deal primarily with the works of Albrecht Durer and the art of printmaking.
10 Q
Oct 31 00
537 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What is significant about Albrecht Durer's Apocalypse series, published in 1498?
* Along with Rembrandt, Albrecht Durer is one of the most prolific self portraitists of all time. What does Durer tend to most emphasize in his self portraits?
* Around 1500, Durer's art reflects a significant shift in stylistic concern. What characteristic best describes many of his works from this period?
* What type of printmaking displays the image in relief as a result of cutting away excess material from the printing surface?
* The subject of 'Knight, Death, and the Devil', one of Durer's three master engravings, is most likely taken from what source?

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