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 1/8~

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 1/2~

What German Expressionist sculptor, printmaker, and dramatist characteristically featured bulky, monumental figures in heavy drapery in a style often called “modern Gothic”?

What American painter’s abstract, biomorphic forms combined with vaguely representational imagery was part of the introduction of Surrealism into the U.S. in the early 1930s?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/31~

This French draughtsman, printmaker, sculptor, and painter was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, whose career spanned almost six and a half decades and whose influence fundamentally altered the course of modern art.

This Harlem Renaissance sculptor was one of the first African American women to enroll in the Navy; she was commissioned to do a portrait of FDR and the profile of Roosevelt found on the U.S. dime is believed to be based on her artwork.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/28~

What German-born Dutch Golden Age painter was an ardent student of nature, who frequently sailed in an open boat on the sea in order to study the effects of storms?

What Swiss/French painter & printmaker associated with Les Nabis completed over 1700 paintings, 200 prints, 100s of drawings, and several sculptures during his lifetime?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/19~

This German-born American artist, radicalized by the trauma of World War I, said: “During the war I became interested in truth – in bitter truth and the struggle of life in general.”

This artist – often associated with the Bay Area figurative school – resists categorization, working in a wide range of media including paintings, drawings, prints, posters, and sculptures.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/12~

What Norwegian painter, associated with the Symbolist and Expressionist movements, would revisit subjects from his earlier years with renewed inspiration and intensity?

What postwar American second-generation abstract painter is widely credited for playing a pivotal role in the transition from Abstract Expressionism to Color Field painting?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/10~

What Russian-born American artist was introduced to lithography — the most important medium in a career that included graphic design, fine art, costume & set design, and illustration — in 1923?

What 20th century painter and leading figure of the Chicago Imagist school observed, “I try to paint the things that everybody sees, things that are just a part of everybody’s experience of life”?

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