Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/22~

What artist, whom Picture Post magazine called “the greatest war photographer in the world”, died in Vietnam when he stepped on a land mine in 1954?

What artist coined the term Combines for his non-traditional materials and methods which blurred the division between painting and sculpture?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/22/october-22/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/8~

This German artist, one of the leading exponents of Impressionism in Germany, combined his interest in music and drawing in a famous series of portraits of a celebrated Portuguese opera singer.

This American artist began her career in the 1960s as a painter but is best known for her reinterpretation of quilts as art combining painting, fabric, and stories of her life and the lives of others in the black community.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/08/october-8/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/11~

This American artist’s functional pottery ended up in hundreds of collections, including the Louvre’s Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

This Moscow-born artist, along with his co-founder of the Soviet Pop and Conceptual Art movement in Russia, emigrated to Israel, and then to New York, in response to their arrest and the destruction of their artwork.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/11/september-11/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/27~

This Dutch Golden Age artist, specializing in richly detailed flower paintings and other still lifes, often included an image of a red admiral butterfly (symbolizing life, death and resurrection) in various locations within her paintings.

This American artist, once described as combining “bad taste and good ideas”, worked in every conceivable medium — found objects, textile banners, assemblage, collage, drawing, painting, sculpture, performance, music, video, and photography.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/23~

Which Scottish artist and sculptor died in 2008 at age 100, having been the last living link with the art nouveau period in Glasgow?

Which artist produced ground-breaking works in the 60s that established his reputation as one of America’s leading conceptualists?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/23/august-23/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/25~

Which American painter and printmaker served in the US Air Force during WWII, and began to paint while hospitalized for several years after being injured during test flight maneuvers?

Which artist is considered one of the leading figures of the Arte Povera — “poor art” — movement, which took place between the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s in Italy?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/06/25/june-25/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/28~

The term this photographer invented to describe himself – Bildjournalist – is still the German word for photojournalist.

In 1960 this artist patented a color of his own invention, which he called International (__) Blue after himself.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/28/april-28/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/19~

This artist’s most successful prints were produced during 1930 to 1938, with over forty colour linocuts as well as a collaboration on a series of posters for the London Passenger Transport Board.

This photographer/filmmaker/performance artist died, or disappeared, in 1975 at the age of 33 attempting to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a 13 foot sailboat.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/19/april-19/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/25~

What sculptor, before beginning his most famous monument, worked on a high- relief carving in Georgia which was eventually completed by other artists?

What artist joined forces with Olivier Mosset, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni to form BMPT, a Paris-based late modern art group?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/25/march-25/