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Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Feb 5, 2015

How Well Do You Know Art?

Make an impression(ism).

  1. 1. Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is an example of which art movement?

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    Sotheby's calls "The Scream" as "the defining image of the expressionist movement"

  2. 2. True or false: Van Gogh was an impressionist painter?

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    Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter.

  3. 3. Define "Dada":

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    Dada is crazy. Read more about it.

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  4. 4. Who painted "The Last Supper"?

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    Obvious, no?

  5. 5. When did the pop art movement begin?

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    Pop art finds its roots in London in the mid-1950s.

  6. 6. Which artist is known for working primarily with solid blue canvases?

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    This mid-century artist is known for creating his own color, International Klein Blue.

  7. 7. Who painted this famed work?

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    "Luncheon of the Boating Party" is now part of the Phillips Collection.

  8. 8. Identify Picasso's "Guernica":

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    Probably the artist's most famous work.

  9. 9. Who is NOT an American painter?

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    Francis Bacon was an English, post-war painter whose works were often disturbing and graphic.

  10. 10. What is the title of this painting?

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    Whistler painted his mother in 1871.

  11. 11. Who painted "Nighthawks"?

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    This 1942 depiction of a diner is housed at the Art Institute of Chicago.

  12. 12. These paintings are an example of what?

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    An era which produced some of the greats: Vermeer, Rembrandt, Pieter de Hooch.

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