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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. Which of these versions is the real "Mona Lisa"?
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    Correct
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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Incorrect
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    Via Creative Commons / upload.wikimedia.org
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is the unphotoshopped version!

    This is the unphotoshopped version!
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  2. Who painted this?
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    Wrong!

    Vincent van Gogh painted this!

    Vincent van Gogh painted this!
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  3. When was this painted?
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    1800s
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1900s
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    Incorrect
    2000s
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1700s
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Wassily Kandinsky painted this in 1913!

    Wassily Kandinsky painted this in 1913!
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  4. What's the correct way to pronounce <br>"Van Gogh"?
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    "Van Goff"
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    Incorrect
    "Van Go"
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    Incorrect
    "Van Gog"
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    Incorrect
    "Van Gokh"
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The correct way to pronounce van Gogh is with the "och" in "loch", like with a phlegmy "h" sound.

  5. Which of these pieces were made by Yves Klein?
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    Incorrect
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    Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
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    Incorrect
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    Via Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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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  6. Who painted this?
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    Wrong!

    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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  7. Who painted this?
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    Matisse
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    Incorrect
    Monet
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    Incorrect
    Magritte
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    Incorrect
    Duchamp
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is "La Danse" by Henri Matisse.

    This is "La Danse" by Henri Matisse.
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  8. Who painted this?
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    René Magritte painted "The Treachery of Images".

    René Magritte painted "The Treachery of Images".
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  9. Which artist famously went through <br>a "blue period"?
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    Wrong!

    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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  10. Who painted this?
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "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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