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The Artist's Quiz

From Vincent Van Gogh to Damien Hirst better check what you know! 12 Questions.

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Which famous abstract expressionist painter dripped household paint over huge canvases on the floor?

  • Jackson Pollock
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • David Hockney
  • Damien Hirst

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More than 600 years ago artists had to mix up their own colours. What did they use to create the colour purple?

  • Charcoal
  • Ground Shells
  • Crushed Sunflower Seeds
  • Crushed Amethyst

Question 3 Photo

What did Andy Warhol use to create his art?

  • Old School Photographs
  • Images From Mass Media
  • Clothes
  • Famous Landscapes

Question 4 Photo

When creating a fresco what did the Romans put over the surface of it to protect the picture and make it shine?

  • Wax
  • Water
  • Oil
  • Varnish

Question 5 Photo

What did Vincent Van Gogh buy so he could paint himself?

  • A Bath
  • A Mirror
  • A Painting Of Himself
  • A Camera

Question 6 Photo

What was the ''Venus de Milo'' sculpted from?

  • Ice
  • Chalk
  • Sandstone
  • Two Blocks Of Marble

Question 7 Photo

One of Alberto Giacometti's best-known pieces of sculpture is called Man Pointing. What is it made from?

  • Bronze
  • Marble
  • Iron
  • Papier Mache

Question 8 Photo

Mosaics are created using which materials?

  • Any Of These Here
  • Stone
  • Glass
  • Stone

Question 9 Photo

Which of these artists used his memory and imagination to paint his pictures?

  • Claude Monet
  • Andy Warhol
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Joan Miro

Question 10 Photo

Cutting out paper, arranging the pieces into a picture and pasting them onto a flat surface is a technique called what?

  • Collage
  • Canvas
  • Origami
  • Papier Mache

Question 11 Photo

What did Damien Hirst use to preserve the shark in in his work ?

  • Sugar Water
  • Formaldehyde Solution
  • Salt Water
  • Lemon Juice

Question 12 Photo

What was used to paint John Turner's masterpiece ''The Fighting Temeraine''?

  • Oil On Canvas
  • Pastels
  • Watercolours
  • Charcoal