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In this category you will find quizzes on the artists as young men, old women and everywhere in between.   

There are 111 quizzes and 1,110 trivia questions in this category.
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The Personality Behind the Painting

Ten well-known artists. The names are familiar, but can you pick the right man from the not-so-familiar clues?
Tough (10 qns)
fringe
Aug 20 04
3786 plays
2
Portrait of an Artist: Renoir

One of the key members of the French Impressionist movement of the late 19th century, Pierre-Auguste Renoir certainly stands as a colossal figure in art history. You are invited to enjoy this quiz on his life if you wish!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Nov 26 02
2151 plays
3
Baroque Female Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi

Welcome! This quiz is about the influential seventeenth century artist Artemisia Gentileschi. She was a woman trying to be an artist at a time where she had limited resources to pursue her dream. She is still respected for her artistic contributions.
Average (15 qns)
MissScarlet
Jun 07 02
1272 plays
4
Philippe Halsman: Photographer and Subjects

Most of us have seen Philippe Halsman's famous portraits of Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe. Take this quiz and learn about the fascinating life of the man behind the portraits.
Average (10 qns)
pitegny
Feb 11 16
126 plays
5
Hogarth

Beef-eating, beer-swilling Englishmen like me feel an affinity for Hogarth; but I hope he's more widely appreciated. Here are a few questions on his life and work. All the pictures mentioned are on the web, though the originals are nearly all in London.
Tough (10 qns)
TabbyTom
Feb 07 04
621 plays
6
Going Up and Down a Staircase at the Same Time

Dutch artist M. C. Escher is best known for his mathematically inspired designs that often featured impossible structures and optical illusions. How much do you know about his life and works?
Average (10 qns)
Fifiona81
Jul 03 16
99 plays
7
Want to Model?

Though are many quizzes about artists, the women who inspired their work are often neglected. Here's a quiz about ten of these fascinating, and often scandalous, ladies.
Average (10 qns)
LadyNym
Nov 15 15
300 plays
8
Art History Behind The Scenes

When you study Art History in college, your professors may not tell you about some of the more interesting events in the lives of artists. See how much you know about these tidbits that would liven up any Art History survey!
Difficult (15 qns)
lanfranco
Feb 22 05
1431 plays
9
Portrait Of An Artist: Velazquez

Velazquez's hauntingly beautiful paintings continue to arouse the delight of art connoisseurs throughout the world. Let us celebrate him here...
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 00
1143 plays
10
Interesting 'A' People of Art

This quiz will cover some of the well-known and lesser-known figures of the art world. Simple guess the artist from the clues presented. Oh yes, all names will begin with 'A'...good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Feb 09 04
1659 plays
11
Portrait of an Artist: Munch

Frightfully haunting, psychologically disturbing and daringly beautiful, Edvard Munch's artwork still challenges both critics and laymen alike today. What drove this man to create such riveting, emotional art? Find out more about him here...
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Feb 06 03
882 plays
12
Portrait of an Artist: Picasso

This is the inaugural quiz at Funtrivia about one of the most influential artists in the history of art. I hope you will learn a bit about the life and times of Pablo Picasso while playing this quiz...enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Nov 10 02
1527 plays
13
J M W Turner: Life and Works

One of the best known British artists, J M W Turner was born in 1775. How much do you know about his life and work?
Average (10 qns)
rossian
Jan 31 12
753 plays
14
Edward Hopper: Great American Painter

Join me for a study of Edward Hopper, one of the most popular and influential American artists of the twentieth century.
Tough (10 qns)
Mbovary
May 30 08
531 plays
15
Portrait of an Artist: Giacometti

One of the greatest sculptors of the 20th century, Alberto Giacometti's name may not be the most well-known, but his works are unmistakable. Come have a look at the interesting life and career of this great artist.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Feb 04 03
441 plays
16
Self-Portrait Included: Name The Artist!

If the famous works of these artists were mentioned, they would be recognized in an instant. However, can you recognize who they are by their self-portraits and the clues about lesser-known pursuits?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
May 18 15
408 plays
17
The "Line King" - Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003)

On January 20, 2003, the theater world lost its foremost caricaturist, Albert Hirschfeld. For over three-quarters of a century, his art and New York's "legitimate" theater have been inextricably linked.
Average (10 qns)
woofi
Jan 21 03
618 plays
18
Women In The Lives of Artists

"En toute chose cherchez la femme d'abord". - Always first look for "the woman behind the artist". This quiz is about the wives and the women in the lives of painters and musicians.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
Nov 28 03
648 plays
19
Starving for Art: Is it Palatable?

Ever wondered what famous artists did before they became established? Not all starved in a garret. See if you can work out how some tried to eke out a living outside of painting. Some broad brush stokes should point you along the way.
Average (10 qns)
skumma
Jul 22 09
624 plays
20
Portrait Of An Artist: Sargent

If you love the art of John Singer Sargent, perhaps this quiz is for you.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 00
597 plays
21
Pictures of People Taking Pictures

Picture this: Ten descriptions of photographs of a photographer. Who are the ten that have moved from behind to in front of the lens?
Average (10 qns)
Snowman
Nov 14 12
834 plays
22
Copycat

The celebrated 20th century art forger known as Elmyr de Hory (among his many pseudonyms) became so famous that copycats have forged his forgeries. His was a fascinating career.
Average (10 qns)
looney_tunes
Apr 10 11
438 plays
23
The Artist Known as Rembrandt

Rembrandt is considered to be one of the quintessential Baroque painters and artists. Here are a series of questions on his life.
Average (10 qns)
Spaudrey
Feb 02 12
912 plays
24
Well Known Australian Visual Artists

Australia has a rich history of the visual arts. See if you can identify some of our better-known artists.
Tough (10 qns)
natsim
Nov 14 02
486 plays
25
Josiah Wedgwood

I enjoy collecting Wedgwood pottery and I have found the life Josiah Wedgwood to be an interesting one.
Average (10 qns)
carole233
May 01 09
390 plays
26
Artistic Couples

This quiz will present questions on famous artistic couples...who either married or at least carried on affairs or partnerships with other well-regarded artists...as they produced their art masterpieces. Please enjoy...
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 02
1275 plays
27
Norman Rockwell Portrait

Artist? Illustrator? No matter what you call this man, his paintings captured America's imagination for over seventy years. Here a a few questions on his life and career.
Average (10 qns)
mlcmlc
Jun 16 12
303 plays
28
They Created Food For the Soul

Many people consider art to be food for the soul. Here are ten artists who created art in different forms and at different times. One photo of a piece of their work will be added as a hint, but will probably not be their most famous work. Let's go feast!
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
Nov 18 13
879 plays
29
Who Painted This?

This quiz is about some well known paintings and their artists.
Average (10 qns)
nadrak
Feb 26 07
3636 plays
30
Portrait of an Artist: Matisse

A colossal figure in the art world of the early 20th century, French artist Henri Matisse helped shape the direction of the avant-garde movement for decades to come. You can learn more about this extraordinary gentleman here...enjoy!
Difficult (15 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Feb 07 03
639 plays
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