Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/10~

This prominent late 19th/early 20th century illustrator’s most famous poster was a young woman dressed in a Navy uniform with the caption, “If I were a man, I would join the Navy”.

This American artist’s images depicted the flapper era in a way that both satirized and influenced the styles of the time, and have continued to define the jazz age for subsequent generations.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/6~

In 1861, this artist self-published a folio edition of etchings for Dante’s Inferno, which became instantly successful and to this day colors our collective imaginings of the Divine Comedy.

This Russian suprematist/constructivist painter, theatrical designer, and book illustrator divided her life between Kiev, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vienna, and Paris.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/5~

This self-taught Paris-born American painter was introduced into the circle of surrealist artists in 1924, and subsequently participated in all the Surrealists’ major exhibitions.

Known for his use of thick impasto and his highly abstract landscape paintings, this Russian-French painter was one of the most influential European artists of the post-war period.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/4~

What American Modernist painter, poet, & essayist, whose work changed direction several times, often responded to praise by exclaiming, “Oh, but just wait and see what I will paint next year”?

What French painter, sculptor, illustrator, designer, & writer, who once worked as a pattern-drawer in an embroidery studio, had his first major retrospective at the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1941?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/20~

What Dutch-Indonesian painter — who worked in various styles including Symbolism, Art Nouveau, Impressionism, and Pointillism — was also an illustrator and graphic designer?

What American artist produced caricatures for the New York Review of Books for nearly 45 years — as well as for Esquire, Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and more?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/17~

What self-taught Czech painter and writer created his own style as a caricaturist for newspapers and later as an illustrator?

What artist used the classical technique of egg tempera to create satirical images of American life, portraying gritty situations in urban settings?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/13~

This Dutch painter and designer was part of the Dutch modernism movement in the 1920’s, creating lithographic posters for a variety of clients including KLM, Amstel, and the 1928 Summer Olympics.

This Catalan artist began drawing in his teens during a long convalescence from a serious illness contracted in 1940, and later abandoned his law studies to devote himself entirely to art.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/9~

What versatile 20th century Dutch graphic designer, illustrator, and fine artist always referred to his posters as “street paintings”?

What American photographer initially took photographs to record images for use in paintings, but came to prefer the camera to the brush?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/24~

This painter’s career coincided with two major developments in late 19th century Paris: the birth of modern printmaking and the explosion of nightlife culture.

This Belgian sculptor and painter was linked with 2 groups who helped to shape Modernism, as a member of De Stijl and later as a member of Abstraction-Création.

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