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1. Emilie Floge was the muse for, and partner of, Gustav Klimt. Many believe it is she in his famous painting entitled "The Kiss". But she was famous in her own right. What was her occupation?
2. Dora Maar was a successful painter and photographer who challenged the definition of a 'modern woman'. She was also the lover and muse of a famous artist and she was featured in his painting "Weeping Woman". Who was this artist?
3. This woman is a singer known as punk rock's poet laureate and wrote such songs as "Because the Night" (with Bruce Springsteen). She was also a muse for artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Who is she?
4. Lizzie Siddal was the muse of her artist husband Dante Rossetti and was also the model for many of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood painters. True or False: Her red hair and slender body was the height of fashion in London during the 1850s.
5. Edie Sedgwick was an American actress and model and rose to fame in the 1960s. She was also the muse of an artist and starred in several of his films. Who was this artist, who was also known for painting things like "Campbell's Soup Cans"?
6. Alfred Stieglitz was a famous photographer and someone who had led the fine-art movement in the United States. In 1924 he married his muse who was a famous artist herself. Who was this woman known for paintings of flowers and New Mexico landscapes?
7. Andrew Wyeth, known for paintings such as "Christina's World", had a secret muse from 1971 to 1985. He created almost 240 images of this woman, showing them to nobody and hiding them in an unheated attic room. What was her first name?
8. Saskia van Uylenburgh was the wife and muse of a famous painter. They were married for almost a decade and the artist frequently used her as a model, including in his famous "Night Watch". Who is this artist?
9. True or False: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two of Mexico's famous artists, served as each other's own muses during much of their relationship.
10. Gala Diakonova was initially the wife of surrealist poet Paul Eluard, then the lover of Max Ernst. Then she captured the heart, married, and became the muse of a famous Spanish artist who would become known for his painting of melting clocks called "The Persistence of Memory". Who was this?
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