Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/18~

Which realist painter-printmaker had significant experience as an actress from 1909 into the 1920s, supplementing her income from acting with work as a muralist and illustrator as well as studying at the Chicago Art Institute?

Which artist is considered one of the most important painters and engravers in Puerto Rico, and has been instrumental in promoting art and art education in her country?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/18/august-18/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/16~

Which Italian painter and printmaker, born into a family of renowned artists, was also a popular and skilled teacher whose anatomical studies were later engraved and used for almost two centuries as academic teaching aids?

Which photographer had brief careers as model, stage actress, and silent film actress — appearing in three films, the last one in 1922 — before discovering her true talent as a photographer?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/16/august-16/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/11~

What English Neoclassical sculptor was one of the most successful artists of his day, leaving the equivalent of £1 million in his will?

What American painter, printmaker, cartoonist, illustrator, and children’s books author is best known for his children’s book “Corduroy”?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/7~

This French painter, when asked what school he belonged to, replied, “None. But if you absolutely insist on categorising me, I am an intimist”.

This German painter and printmaker, known for his violent religious works and his foreboding landscapes, was one of the first Expressionists.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/07/august-7/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/6~

What artist originally completed a degree in radiochemistry, but left his job at the Hanford Atomic Energy Project and pursued art full-time due to his dismay about the threat of atomic weapons?

What British painter and printmaker was evacuated with his mother and sister to the USA during WWII, where he first saw work by Stuart Davis, Matisse, and Picasso at the Museum of Modern Art?

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Marguerite Mahood: Born July 29, 1901

Mahood-Marguerite-Henriette.-Australian-artist-1901-89

 via Marguerite Mahood (1901–1989, Australian) | THE GREAT CAT

Australian Dictionary of Biography~ http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mahood-marguerite-henriette-14706
Marguerite Mahood (1901-1989)~ http://www.artnet.com/artists/marguerite-mahood/past-auction-results

Artworks~ http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Marguerite-Mahood/DDDF4D33FE2CF363/Artworks

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/28~

This French artistic revolutionary and pioneer of Dada eventually turned his focus to playing chess; although no longer considered to be an active artist, he continued to consult with artists, art dealers and collectors.

As a child, this artist became fascinated with the engraved illustrations in her grandfather’s books; as an adult, she made this medium her specialty, with detailed representations of both urban centers and rustic scenes.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/21~

The prints and techniques of this Prague born-painter, etcher, and lithographer went through extensive changes as he traveled internationally, learning new methods wherever he went.

This painter, printmaker, and draftsman had a long, prolific, and highly successful career which extended from the late 19th century academic tradition to German Impressionism and finally Expressionism.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/15~

What artist, a famous painter and draftsman in his own time and considered the most important in Dutch history, was also the most innovative printmaker of the seventeenth century?

What artist — a sculptor in wood who began to build furniture — believed that handcraft was secondary to design, saying he put into his work “a little of the hand, but the main thing is the heart and the head”?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/13~

What 17th century etcher and draftsman was one of the best and most prolific artists of his time, creating over 2.500 prints and some 400 drawings?

What Polish-born Israeli painter created the “Ardon Windows”, a set of large stained-glass windows in the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/07/13/july-13/