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If You Get 8/12 On This Quiz, You're An Art History Expert

Don't even bother taking this quiz unless you're a head curator of the Louvre.

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  1. 1. Let's start off easy... what's bas-relief?

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    When a sculpture remains attached to the plane it was carved from, with a shallow depth and low contrast between the background and sculpture.
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    A metalworking technique where a malleable metal surface is hammered against a raised relief to create an impression on the metal.
  2. 2. Approximately when did the Rococo movement begin?

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    Around 1625
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    Around 1725
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    Around 1825
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    Around 1925
  3. 3. Who painted Liberty Leading the People?

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    Pablo Picasso
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    Eugène Delacroix
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    Théodore Géricault
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    Caspar David Friedrich
  4. 4. Which art movement does this painting belong to?

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  5. 5. And who is it a self-portrait of?

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    Emil Nolde
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    Edvard Munch
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    Robert Delaunay
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    Otto Dix
  6. 6. Who painted this piece?

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  7. 7. What is the name of the Frida Kahlo museum in Mexico?

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  8. 8. What work created a stir at the Salon in 1863 for its depiction of nudity?

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    Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet
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    The Bellelli Family by Edgar Degas
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    The Luncheon on the Grass by Edouard Manet
  9. 9. Which of these works was painted by Pablo Picasso?

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    That's The Aficionado by Pablo Picasso.

  10. 10. What is this painting by Joan Miró called?

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    The Harlequin's Carnival
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    The Farm
  11. 11. Where is Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night displayed?

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    The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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    The Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York
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    The Musée d'Orsay in Paris, France
  12. 12. And finally, who wrote the first Dada manifesto?

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    Hugo Ball
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    Tristan Tzara
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    Marcel Duchamp
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    Max Ernst
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    Jean Arp

This post was translated from French.

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