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Welcome to our Art Trivia game! From the world-renowned masterpieces of the Renaissance to the avant-garde works of today, this trivia game will test your knowledge of the artistic world. From the famous painters, sculptors, and architects of the past, to the new mediums of art making today, this game will challenge even the most knowledgeable art connoisseur. So put on your thinking cap, brush up on your art history and see if you have what it takes to be the master of art trivia. Good luck!

1) What artist created the Mona Lisa?

  • Raphael
  • Michelangelo
  • da Vinci
  • Caravaggio

2) Spanish artist Salvador Dalì is most famous for which movement?

  • Expressionism
  • Surrealism
  • Constructivism
  • Impressionism

3) What is the name of the tube-like painting technique that Jackson Pollock used?

  • Dripping
  • Pointillism
  • Color Field
  • Stippling

4) What is the most expensive painting in the world?

  • The Girl With the Pearl Earring
  • Portrait of Dr. Gachet
  • Les Femmes d'Alger
  • Salvator Mundi

5) The Impressionists are most associated with which type of painting?

  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Still life
  • Abstract

6) What is the name of the painting technique where small dots of color are applied to the canvas?

  • Color Field
  • Pointillism
  • Stippling
  • Texturing

7) What artist created the "Starry Night" painting?

  • Picasso
  • Cézanne
  • Monet
  • Van Gogh

8) Which American artist is known for his large-scale public works of art?

  • David Hockney
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • Keith Haring
  • Christo

9) What type of art are sculptures?

  • Conceptual
  • Performance
  • Installation
  • Three-dimensional

10) Which artist was a leader of the Pop Art movement in the United States?

  • Mark Rothko
  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Robert Indiana
  • Willem de Kooning

11) What artistic movement was popular in the early 1900s?

  • Abstract Expressionism
  • Surrealism
  • Cubism
  • Fauvism

12) What was the name of the artistic movement founded by Wassily Kandinsky in 1911?

  • De Stijl
  • Impressionism
  • Abstract Expressionism
  • Suprematism

13) What was the first school of painting founded in the United States?

  • Hudson River School
  • Taos School of Art
  • National Academy of Design
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

14) What is the name of the painting technique where paint is applied to the canvas in patchy strokes?

  • Pointilism
  • Glazing
  • Impasto
  • Sfumato

15) Which artist is known for her large abstract mural art?

  • Frida Kahlo
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Kara Walker
  • Faith Ringgold

16) What painting by Claude Monet famously showed a carpet-like view of a field of lilies?

  • Water Lilies
  • Weeping Willow
  • Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies
  • Sunflowers

17) What sculpture by Michelangelo is located in the Academy of Florence, Italy?

  • The Pieta
  • David
  • Moses
  • The Creation of Adam

18) Which artist is famous for his large-scale sculptures of animals?

  • Jeff Koons
  • Damien Hirst
  • Alexander Calder
  • Antony Gormley

19) What painting by Pablo Picasso is considered a revolutionary painting in the history of modern art?

  • Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
  • Guernica
  • The Weeping Woman
  • The Dream

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