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If You Can Get 7/10 In This Art Quiz, You're Cultured AF

Knowing just one art history fact is guaranteed to make you seem 2000% more cultured though, tbh.

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  1. Via Creative Commons / upload.wikimedia.org
    Via Creative Commons / upload.wikimedia.org
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    This is the unphotoshopped version!

    This is the unphotoshopped version!
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  2. Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
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    Vincent van Gogh painted this!

    Vincent van Gogh painted this!
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  3. Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
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    Wassily Kandinsky painted this in 1913!

    Wassily Kandinsky painted this in 1913!
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    The correct way to pronounce van Gogh is with the "och" in "loch", like with a phlegmy "h" sound.

  5. Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
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    This is "IKB 191" by Yves Klein!

    Yves Klein was notoriously obsessed with this pigment he created, aptly called "Yves Klein Blue". The other painting is by Ellsworth Kelly.

    This is "IKB 191" by Yves Klein!
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    Georges Seurat painted "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte".

    Georges Seurat painted "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte".
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    This is "La Danse" by Henri Matisse.

    This is "La Danse" by Henri Matisse.
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    René Magritte painted "The Treachery of Images".

    René Magritte painted "The Treachery of Images".
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    Pablo Picasso's "blue period" is the most famous!

    This period, when he painted mostly monochromatic blue paintings, lasted from 1901 until 1904.

    Pablo Picasso's "blue period" is the most famous!
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    "Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow" was painted by Piet Mondrian in 1930.

    "Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow" was painted by Piet Mondrian in 1930.
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If You Can Get 7/10 In This Art Quiz, You're Cultured AF

You can't tell the difference between Mondrian and a mandarin

That's okay though – it's unlikely this knowledge will ever be needed in a life-or-death situation.

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You know the big names, but maybe not so much the dates

You know Picasso, and van Gogh, but you're not too fussed about the rest.

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You're basically an art history expert

You can officially consider yourself "cultured as fuck".

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