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Art Challenge: 50 Best Artists Quiz Questions with Answers

Art Challenge: 50 Best Artists Quiz Questions with Answers

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Jane Ng 07 Dec 2022 6 min read

Among the millions of paintings created and present in galleries and museums around the world, a very small number transcends time and make history. This group of the most famous selection of paintings is known to people of all ages and is the legacy of talented artists.

So if you want to try your hand at the artists quiz to see how well you understand the world of painting and art? Let’s get started!

Artists Quiz
Artists Quiz

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Artists Quiz – Name the Artists Quiz

Who painted the famous anti-war work ‘Guernica’? Answer: Picasso

What was the first name of the Spanish surrealist artist Dali? Answer: Salvador

Which painter was known for splashing or dripping paint onto canvas? Answer: Jackson Pollock

Who sculpted ‘The Thinker’? Answer: Rodin

What artist was nicknamed ‘Jack The Dripper’? Answer: Jackson Pollock

What contemporary painter is famous for his vivid portrayals of sporting events and sports figures? Answer: Neiman

Artist Quiz – Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, oil on canvas, 73.7 x 92.1 cm (The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Steven Zucker)

Who painted The Last Supper over a three-year period between 1495 to 1498?

  • Michaelangelo
  • Raphael
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Botticelli

What artist is famous for his colorful depictions of Paris nightlife?

  • Dubuffet
  • Manet
  • Mucha
  • Toulouse-Lautrec

What artist wrapped Berlin’s Reichstag building in fabric as an expression of his art in 1995?

  • Cisco
  • Crisco
  • Christo
  • Chrystal

Which artist painted ‘The Birth of Venus’?

  • Lippi
  • Botticelli
  • Titian
  • Masaccio

 What artist painted ‘The Night Watch’?

  • Rubens
  • Van Eyck
  • Gainsborough
  • Rembrandt

Which artist painted the haunting ‘Persistence of Memory’?

  • Klee
  • Ernst
  • Duchamp
  • Dali

Which of these painters is not Italian?

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Titian
  • Caravaggio

Which of these artists used musical terms such as “nocturne” and “harmony” to describe his pictures?

  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Edgar Degas
  • James Whistler
  • Vincent van Gogh

Artists Quiz – Guess the Artist Picture Quiz

The image shown is known as 

  • The Astronomer
  • Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe
  • The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci)
  • Landscape with Cows and Camel

The name of the artwork seen here is 

Artists Quiz – Photo by Michel Porro/Getty Images
  • Self-Portrait with Monkeys
  • The Street, the Yellow House
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring
  • Floral Still Life

Which artist painted this painting?

  • Rembrandt
  • Edvard Munch (The Scream)
  • Andy Warhol
  • Georgia O’Keeffe

Who is the artist of this artwork?

  • Joseph Turner
  • Claude Monet
  • Edouard Manet
  • Vincent van Gogh

What is the title of this artwork by Salvador Dali?

  • Persistence of Memory
  • Galatea of the Spheres
  • The Great Masturbator
  • The Elephants

What title was Henri Matisse’s Harmony in Red originally commissioned under?

Artists Quiz – Harmony in Red by Henri Matisse
  • Harmony in Red
  • Harmony in Blue
  • Woman and the Red Table
  • Harmony in Green

What is this painting called?

  • False Mirror
  • Lady with an Ermine
  • Monet’s Water Lilies
  • First Steps

The name associated with this painting is ___________.

Artists Quiz – Photo: artincontex
  • Skull with Burning Cigarette
  • The Birth of Venus
  • El Desperado
  • The Potato Eaters

What is the name of this painting?

  • Landscape with Cows and Camel
  • Birth of Venus
  • Bildnis Fritza Riedler, 1906 – Österreichische Galerie, Vienna
  • Christ Among the Doctors

This famous painting’s name is

  • Landscape with Cows and Camel
  • The Ninth Wave
  • First Steps
  • Paris street, Rainy Day

What is the name of this work of art?

  • Peasant Family
  • I and the Village
  • The Musicians
  • The Death of Marat

What is the name of this work of art?

  • I and the Village
  • Gilles
  • Self-Portrait with Monkeys
  • The Bathers

Which artist painted this painting?

The Kiss
  • Caravaggio
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • Gustav Klimt
  • Raphael

Which artist painted this painting?

Artists Quiz – Nighthawks 
  • Keith Haring
  • Edward Hopper
  • Amadeo Modigliani
  • Mark Rothko

What was the name given to this painting?

  • Nude Sitting on a Divan
  • Floral Still Life
  • Cubist Self-portrait
  • The Birth of Venus

Which of the following names was given to this piece of art?

  • Floral Still Life
  • The Cyclops
  • Landscape with Cows and Camel
  • The Musicians

The image shown is known as _______________.

  • Cubist Self-portrait
  • Bildnis Fritza Riedler, 1906 – Österreichische Galerie, Vienna
  • False Mirror
  • The Baptism of Christ

Which artist painted this painting?

American Gothic
  • Edgar Degas
  • Grant Wood
  • Goya
  • Edouard Manet

Which of the following names was given to this piece of art?

  • Christ Among the Doctors
  • First Steps
  • The Sleeping Gypsy
  • Gilles

The art captured in the photo is known as _________.

  • Cubist Self-Portrait
  • Lady with an Ermine
  • I and the Village
  • Self-Portrait with a Sunflower

Artists Quiz – Quiz Questions on Famous Artists

Andy Warhol was at the front of which art style?

  • Pop Art
  • Surrealism
  • Pointillism
  • Avatar

Hieronymus Bosch’s most famous work is the Garden of Earthly what?

  • Delights
  • Pursuits
  • Dreams
  • People

In which year is da Vinci thought to have painted the Mona Lisa?

  • 1403
  • 1503
  • 1703
  • 1603

What ‘Gothic’ is a famous painting by Grant Wood?

  • American
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Italian

What was the first name of painter Matisse?

  • Henri
  • Philippe
  • Jean

What is the name of Michaelangelo’s famous sculpture of a man?

  • David
  • Joseph
  • William
  • Peter

Diego Velazquez was a Spanish artist of which century?

  • 17th
  • 19th
  • 15th
  • 12th

Famous sculptor Auguste Rodin was from which country?

  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • France

LS Lowry painted industrial scenes in which country?

  • England
  • Belgium
  • Poland
  • Germany

Salvador Dali’s paintings fall into which school of painting?

  • Surrealism
  • Modernism
  • Realism
  • Impressionism

Where is Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ housed?

  • The Louvre in Paris, France
  • The Santa Maria Delle Grazie in Milan, Italy
  • The National Gallery in London, England
  •  The Metropolitan Museum in New York City

Claude Monet was a founder of what school of painting?

  • Expressionism
  • Cubism
  • Romanticism
  • Impressionism

Michelangelo created all of the following works of art EXCEPT what?

  • The sculpture David
  • The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • The Last Judgment
  • The Night Watch

What type of art does Annie Leibovitz produce?

  • Sculpture
  • Photographs
  • Abstract art
  • Pottery

Much of Georgia O’Keeffe’s art was inspired by what region of the United States?

  • The Southwest
  • New England
  • The Pacific Northwest
  • The Midwest

Which artist installed “The Gates” in New York’s Central Park in 2005?

  • Robert Rauschenberg
  • David Hockney
  • Christo
  • Jasper Johns

Key Takeaways

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