104 Art Trivia Questions and Answers

Welcome to the fascinating world of Art Trivia! This collection of intriguing questions and answers will test your knowledge of some of the world’s most iconic artworks, renowned artists, and the significant art movements that have shaped our cultural landscape. Whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or a beginner looking to learn more about this expansive field, there’s something here for you. With a range of questions from the early Renaissance period to the modernist movement of the 20th century, prepare to embark on a journey through the extraordinary world of art. Let’s see how well you know the masterpieces and their creators. Let the trivia challenge begin!

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1. Who painted the ‘Mona Lisa’?

2. In which city is the Louvre Museum located?

3. Which post-impressionist artist is known for his paintings of Tahiti?

4. What art movement is Salvador Dali associated with?

5. Which painting did Edvard Munch create multiple versions of?

6. What style is the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian famous for?

7. Which artist famously cut off his own ear?

8. Who painted ‘The Girl With A Pearl Earring’?

9. What is the name of Frida Kahlo’s most famous self-portrait?

10. Which artist created the sculpture ‘The Thinker’?

11. What is ‘Guernica’ by Pablo Picasso depicting?

12. Who painted ‘American Gothic’?

13. What is the primary medium used in Banksy’s art?

14. In what museum can you find Michelangelo’s ‘David’?

15. Which artist famously used ‘readymades’?

16. Who is the artist behind the ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans’?

17. What famous painting was stolen from the Louvre in 1911?

18. Which artist is famous for his ‘Blue Period’?

19. Which artwork is considered the epitome of High Renaissance?

20. What is the term for an artwork made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing?

21. What city was the center of the Renaissance?

22. Who painted ‘The Last Supper’?

23. Which artist is known for his bronze sculptures?

24. Who is the artist of ‘A Starry Night’?

25. What art movement is characterized by the depiction of the modern and contemporary world?

26. Who painted ‘The Persistence of Memory’?

27. Which art movement is Claude Monet associated with?

28. Who painted ‘Las Meninas’?

29. What movement does the painting ‘Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog’ belong to?

30. What is the world’s largest museum and historic monument?

31. Which artist is known for his depictions of ballet dancers?

32. Who is the artist behind ‘Christina’s World’?

33. Which art movement is Wassily Kandinsky associated with?

34. Who is known for creating art out of dots, a technique called pointillism?

35. What is the famous sculpture by Michelangelo housed in St. Peter’s Basilica?

36. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

37. What movement does the painting ‘The Birth of Venus’ belong to?

38. Which famous pop artist created the ‘Marilyn Diptych’?

39. What is the iconic style of the artist Jackson Pollock?

40. Who is the artist of the ‘The Hay Wain’?

41. Which sculptor is famous for creating ‘The Bronze Age’?

42. Which painting depicts Napoleon crossing the Alps?

43. Who painted ‘The Arnolfini Wedding’?

44. What is the name of the period in Michelangelo’s life when he created ‘David’?

45. What is the painting technique used in Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ that gives a smoky effect?

46. What is the term for a painting or other work of art executed directly on a wall?

47. What art style is characterized by dreamy, moody, exotic, and detailed imagery?

48. Who painted ‘The Birth of Venus’?

49. What is the medium used in Grant Wood’s ‘American Gothic’?

50. What is the term for a three-dimensional work of art?

51. What famous painting was damaged in 1652 by a doorway cut into it?

52. What artwork did Marcel Duchamp submit to the Society of Independent Artists in 1917?

53. What style of painting aims to represent an impression of a scene, usually portraying the effects of light?

54. What is the term for the art of arranging flowers or other plant material?

55. What is the term for art that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of visual reality?

56. What is a small painting on ivory, copper, or other delicate materials called?

57. What is the term for the technique used in visual art to represent light and shadow?

58. What famous artist is known for creating ‘soft sculptures’?

59. Which artist was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art?

60. Who is the Greek sculptor famous for carving the ‘Statue of Zeus at Olympia’?

61. Which artist used the ‘tenebrism’ technique prominently in his paintings?

62. What is the large painting by Picasso that became a symbol for peace?

63. Who is considered the founder of French impressionist painting?

64. Who is the artist known for painting ‘The Starry Night Over the Rhône’?

65. Who is the artist behind ‘The Last Judgement’?

66. What kind of painting technique did Rembrandt use?

67. Who painted ‘The Creation of Adam’?

68. Who painted ‘Liberty Leading the People’?

69. Which artist is famous for his Cubist artworks?

70. Which artist painted ‘The Kiss’ in 1908?

71. Who created the sculpture ‘Bird in Space’?

72. What type of art did Yoko Ono practice?

73. What type of painting is created using pigments with a water-soluble medium?

74. Who is the famous Renaissance sculptor known for ‘Gattamelata’?

75. What is the technique of creating artworks by assembling various different materials?

76. Who painted ‘The School of Athens’?

77. Who is the artist known for painting ‘The Ambassadors’?

78. Which artist is famous for the use of tessellations in his artworks?

79. Who painted ‘The Descent from the Cross’?

80. Who is the artist known for painting ‘The Third of May 1808’?

81. Which artist is famous for painting ‘The Night Watch’?

82. What is the term for a picture or relief carving on three panels, typically hinged together side by side and used as an altarpiece?

83. Who painted ‘Primavera’?

84. What is the oldest known type of ink called?

85. Who is the famous American artist known for painting flags?

86. Who created the artwork ‘The Son of Man’?

87. What is the famous art piece ‘Venus of Willendorf’?

88. Who painted ‘The Raft of the Medusa’?

89. Who painted ‘The Card Players’?

90. What art movement was Edvard Munch associated with?

91. Which artist painted ‘Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1’, also known as ‘Whistler’s Mother’?

92. What movement does the painting ‘The Scream’ belong to?

93. Who painted ‘The Dance’ in 1910?

94. Who created the sculpture ‘The Burghers of Calais’?

95. What is the term for the study and interpretation of symbols, themes, and subject matter in the visual arts?

96. Who is the artist known for painting ‘The Night Café’?

97. What famous painting depicts the Battle of Grunwald?

98. Which artist painted ‘The Entombment of Christ’?

99. Who is the artist behind ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights’?

100. Which artist is famous for the ‘Black Square’ painting?

101. Who painted ‘The Luncheon on the Grass’?

102. What is the technique of applying thick layers of pigment to a canvas or other surface in a way that makes them stand from the surface?

103. Who painted ‘The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory’?

104. Who is the artist known for painting ‘The Hunters in the Snow’?

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