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The Joy of Painting!

Can you name these world famous works of art? 20 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Painted in 1948, this impersonally titled signature piece of Jackson Pollack is said to reveal insight into the turmoil that was swirling within him. Name this work of art?

  • "No. 3"
  • "No. 5"
  • "No. 7"
  • "No. 9"

Question 2 Photo

Painted in 1888 by the ever-prolific Vincent Van Gogh, it is considered one of the most individual depictions of such a mundane settting. Name this work of art?

  • "Night Life"
  • "City Never Sleeps"
  • "After Hours"
  • "Cafe Terrace at Night"

Question 3 Photo

From a section of Michelangelo's fresco Sistine Chapel, it illustrates the biblical story from the Book of Genesis. Name this work of art?

  • "Descent from the Cross"
  • "The Creation of Adam"
  • "Of the Sun and Moon"
  • "The Last Judgement"

Question 4 Photo

Easily Gustav Klimt's most famous work, he completed it in 1908. Different from most other oil paintings, Klimt incorporated gold leaf on canvas. Name this work of art?

  • "Gold Finger"
  • "The Kiss"
  • "Good Morning"
  • "Embrace"

Question 5 Photo

One of the most expensive paintings of all time, having sold for $78.1 million dollars. It was done by French artist, Pierre-Auguste Renoires. Name this work of art?

  • "Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette"
  • "Oarsmen at Chatou"
  • "The Luncheon of the Boating Party"
  • "Les Para Pluies"

Question 6 Photo

Rene Margitees self-portrait was done in 1964. Although, his face is not actually a green floating apple. Name this work of art?

  • "Working Man"
  • "Man on the Moon"
  • "The Son of Man"
  • "Man of Sorrow"

Question 7 Photo

This painting is just one in a series of 250 done by French painter Claude Monet. All done between 1840-1926. Can you name this series of artwork?

  • "Still Life"
  • "Reflections"
  • "Waterfronts"
  • "Water Lilies"

Question 8 Photo

In 1642, Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn was commissioned to paint the Dutch company in order to impress the French Queen. Name this work of art?

  • "The Syndics of the Draper's Guild"
  • "The Night Watch"
  • "The Concord of the State"
  • "Andromeda

Question 9 Photo

Considered the Great Depression personified, this iconic piece was painted by Grant Wood in 1930. Name this piece of art?

  • "Homestead"
  • "The Farmer's Daughter"
  • "American Gothic"
  • "Middle Class"

Question 10 Photo

One of Pablo Picasso's most famous works. It is meant to show the tragedies of war and the suffering it inflicts upon individuals, particularly the innocent. Name this work of art?

  • "Guernica"
  • "Unfortunate"
  • "Museo Reina"
  • "Innocence Lost"

Question 11 Photo

Very little is known about the origins of this famous painting. Even the date in which Johannes Vermeer painted it. Name this work of art?

  • "Girl with a Pearl Earring"
  • "Unknown Beauty"
  • "Looking Back"
  • "Gazing Eyes"

Question 12 Photo

Painted in 1893 by Norwegian artist Edward Munch it shows an agonizing figure against a blood red sky. Name this piece of art?

  • "The Agony"
  • "The Terror"
  • "The Fear"
  • "The Scream"

Question 13 Photo

Truly iconic and widely recognized, this series of 16 paintings were done in 1903 by American painter C.M. Coolidge. Name these works of art?

  • "This Game is Ruff"
  • "Dogs Playing Poker"
  • "Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks"
  • "Howling at the Moon"

Question 14 Photo

Painted between 1505-1507, they are Rapael Sanzio's most famous series of works. Can you name this series of paintings?

  • "Florence"
  • "Madonna"
  • "Mary"
  • "Transfiguration"

Question 15 Photo

Painted in 1871, by James McNeil Whistler, what is the name of this famous portrait?

  • "Portrait of Mary"
  • "Mom"
  • "Portrait of Silence"
  • "Whistler's Mother"

Question 16 Photo

Probably the most famous painting by Salvidor Dali, he introduced the melting pocket watches in this piece. Name this work of art?

  • "The Pressure of Time"
  • "Portal"
  • "Lost in Space"
  • "The Persistence of Memory"

Question 17 Photo

Painted by Georgia O'keeffe, this painting displays the gentle waves and ripples of Lake George. Name this work of art?

  • "Drowning"
  • "From the Lake"
  • "Beneath"
  • "The Tide"

Question 18 Photo

This 1932 oil painting by Pablo Picasso portrays his 22-year-old mistress. It is said to have been painted in one afternoon. Name this work of art?

  • "Dora Maar au Chat"
  • "The Dream"
  • "Sleep"
  • "Woman with a Necklace"

Question 19 Photo

This Van Gogh painting is one of the most recognized paintings nowadays. Name this work of art?

  • "Starry Night"
  • "Dreams"
  • "A Moonlight Ride"
  • "Windfall"

Question 20 Photo

You guessed it! Name this famous work of art by Leonardo da Vinci?

  • "Marylin Monroe"
  • "Mona Simpson"
  • "Mona Lisa"
  • "Mary Tyler Moore"