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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)
Aug 20 04
3789 plays
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)
Nov 26 02
2151 plays
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)
Jun 07 02
1275 plays

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)
Feb 07 04
621 plays
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)
Nov 15 15
312 plays
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)
Feb 22 05
1437 plays
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)
Jul 14 00
1143 plays
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)
Feb 09 04
1659 plays
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)
Feb 06 03
882 plays
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)
Feb 11 16
126 plays
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)
Nov 10 02
1530 plays
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)
Jan 31 12
753 plays
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)
May 30 08
531 plays
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)
Feb 04 03
441 plays
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)
Jan 21 03
618 plays
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)
Nov 28 03
648 plays
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)
Jul 22 09
624 plays
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)
May 18 15
414 plays
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)
Nov 14 12
858 plays

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)
Apr 10 11
438 plays
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)
Feb 02 12
915 plays
Portrait Of An Artist: Sargent

If you love the art of John Singer Sargent, perhaps this quiz is for you.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 14 00
600 plays
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)
Nov 14 02
486 plays
Josiah Wedgwood

I enjoy collecting Wedgwood pottery and I have found the life Josiah Wedgwood to be an interesting one.
Average (10 qns)
May 01 09
390 plays
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)
Jul 03 16
102 plays
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 they produced their art masterpieces. Please enjoy...
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 14 02
1275 plays
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)
Jun 16 12
306 plays
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)
Nov 18 13
879 plays
Who Painted This?

This quiz is about some well known paintings and their artists.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 26 07
3636 plays
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)
Feb 07 03
639 plays
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