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In this category you will find quizzes on the artists as young men, old women and everywhere in between.
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1 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?
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10 Q
fringe
Aug 20 04
3543 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 Q
thejazzkickazz
Nov 26 02
2001 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.
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15 Q
MissScarlet
Jun 07 02
1164 plays
4 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.
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10 Q
TabbyTom
Feb 07 04
555 plays
5 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...
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 00
1089 plays
6 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?
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10 Q
rossian
Jan 31 12
600 plays
7 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 Q
lanfranco
Feb 22 05
1344 plays
8 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.
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Apr 10 11
342 plays
9 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!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Feb 09 04
1545 plays
10 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?
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10 Q
Snowman
Nov 14 12
408 plays
11 The Eccentric Artist
Artists often walk that thin line between genius and insanity. Here are a few questions about some famous and some not-so-famous artists who were known for their skills as well as their eccentricities.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 01 12
1059 plays
12 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.
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10 Q
Spaudrey
Feb 02 12
765 plays
13 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.
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Feb 04 03
405 plays
14 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...
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Feb 06 03
816 plays
15 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.
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10 Q
skumma
Jul 22 09
564 plays
16 Portrait Of An Artist: Sargent
If you love the art of John Singer Sargent, perhaps this quiz is for you.
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 00
561 plays
17 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.
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10 Q
Mbovary
May 30 08
486 plays
18 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.
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10 Q
natsim
Nov 14 02
465 plays
19 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!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Nov 10 02
1422 plays
20 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.
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10 Q
flem-ish
Nov 28 03
627 plays
21 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.
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10 Q
woofi
Jan 21 03
591 plays
22 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!
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15 Q
thejazzkickazz
Feb 07 03
609 plays
23 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!
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 18 13
741 plays
24 Josiah Wedgwood
I enjoy collecting Wedgwood pottery and I have found the life Josiah Wedgwood to be an interesting one.
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10 Q
carole233
May 01 09
369 plays
25 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 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 14 02
1230 plays
26 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.
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10 Q
mlcmlc
Jun 16 12
276 plays
27 The Life and Work of David Roberts, RA
The nineteenth century artist David Roberts is best remembered for his fine coloured drawings of the Middle East - but how much do you know about the man and his works?
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10 Q
sancho_pft
Dec 30 06
288 plays
28 Who Painted This?
This quiz is about some well known paintings and their artists.
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10 Q
nadrak
Feb 26 07
3519 plays
29 The Man Called Man Ray
The oeuvre of Man Ray is a unique contribution to 20th Century art.
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20 Q
tjoebigham
Nov 24 01
615 plays
30 Rene Lalique - The Man and His Art
I love Lalique crystal and am lucky enough to have a few pieces (nothing vintage), so here is a quiz dedicated to a man and his artform.
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10 Q
miaow
May 14 02
258 plays
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* Which Pope asked Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
* What year did Michelangelo begin painting the ceiling of the Sistine chapel?
* During what years did Michelangelo live?
* Michelangelo began painting "Battle of Cascina" while working on which sculpture?
* Where was the painting of "Battle of Cascina" to be placed?


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