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.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/15/january-15/

Barbara Hepworth: Born January 10, 1903


https://www.thelondonmagazine.org/i-the-sculptor-am-the-landscape-barbara-hepworths-roots-of-stone/

 

Barbara Hepworth was a British sculptor, who was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. She was a leading figure in the international art scene throughout a career spanning five decades. ~Who is Barbara Hepworth?

Biography~ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Barbara-Hepworth

Official site~ https://barbarahepworth.org.uk/

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.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/10/january-10/

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?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/07/january-7/

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.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/06/january-6/

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?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/04/january-4/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/3~

Which 17th-century European artist is considered the greatest French follower of Caravaggio, and one of the great champions of naturalistic painting?

Which Vermont-born artist, a neoclassical sculptor who worked in Florence for more than half a century, designed the Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, IL?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/01/03/january-3-2/