Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/16~

What American modernist painter and teacher, born and raised on a farm, dropped out of high school in 1923 and began visiting Manhattan to copy paintings at the Metropolitan Museum?

What American fine art photographer worked as an assistant to photographer Dorothea Lange from 1961 to 1962 and later (1967–68) to filmmaker and photographer Robert Frank?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/15~

This youngest member of De Stijl worked in numerous mediums, but three-dimensional relief — which he developed into a high art form — came to dominate his output.

This American sculptor, printmaker, and draftswoman is a pioneer with her use of unconventional materials, including scavenging and repurposing objects.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/14~

What French painter, one of the few 19th century female artists who exhibited with both the Paris Salon and the Impressionists, produced over 350 works of art, most of which featured either women or children?

What street photographer of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s received three Guggenheim Fellowships, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and published four books?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/12~

This 17th century Flemish painter is considered one of the originators of the genre of the pronkstillevens (sumptuous still lifes depicting objects, fruits, flowers, and dead game).

This American artist grew so tired of the demands of being the “leading portrait painter of his generation” that by 1907 he pledged not to accept any more portrait commissions.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/8~

What Italian Baroque painter and printmaker became known for her ability to so quickly paint beautifully finished canvases that many visited her studio to watch her work?

What artist was one of the most universally admired painters of late 19th century Britain, so identified with that period that later on he was reduced to relative obscurity?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/7~

Which French Naturalist painter and printmaker was elected in November 1900 to the Fine Arts Academy of the French Institute, one of the youngest painters to receive this honor?

Which American artist became a rising star in the 1980s for his graphite and charcoal series “Men in the Cities”, which depicted smartly dressed men and women flailing in awkward postures?

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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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