Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/5~

What 20th century American painter’s work was a bridge between the highly personal, expressive gestures of Abstract Expressionism and the simplified, spare geometric forms of Minimalism?

What 20th century French artist initially gained international recognition for his paintings, but was also fluent in a variety of media including lithography, tapestries, and stained glass?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/25~

What artist — who moved through many styles before arriving at large soft-edged areas of colour — was one of the founders of the Ten, a group of artists sympathetic to abstraction and expressionism that exhibited until 1940?

What artist, often referred to as the “first woman artist of California”, also worked extensively in tapestry, embroideries, and batiks that stylistically resembled her Fauvist paintings?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/2~

What artist, famous for his themes of African-American life, was a longtime social worker and active in several arts organizations dedicated to promoting minority artists?

What German photographer decided to leave advertising to study at the Düsseldorf Academy, where she taught photography and also met her future husband & artistic partner?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/02/september-2/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/4~

This artist blazed a spectacular but short-lived trail through Flanders during the second quarter of the 16th Century as a painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, designer, writer, publisher, traveler and entrepreneur.

This painter was one of the artists dubbed the Irascible 18 after she and 17 prominent Abstract Expressionists signed an open letter to the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accusing the museum of hostility to “advanced art”.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/14~

In 1897, this painter led a group of 19 avant-garde artists that broke away from Vienna’s conservative Künstlerhaus (the main exhibition venue for contemporary art) to form a new movement: the Vienna Secession.

This sculptor’s later works included a monumental figure commemorating the bombing of Rotterdam and a monument to van Gogh at Auvers-sur-Oise.

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Marc Chagall: Born July 7, 1887


PDF: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/resources/Rsrc_002585.pdf

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https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/marc-chagall

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/marc-chagall

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/17~

What French Rococo painter, engraver, and tapestry designer is especially remembered for his naturalistic scenes of animals and of hunting?

What comic strip artist is also a cartoon historian who co-authored a book about the art of George Herriman?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/5~

What 20th century American painter’s work was a bridge between the highly personal, expressive gestures of Abstract Expressionism and the simplified, spare geometric forms of Minimalism?

What 20th century French artist initially gained international recognition for his paintings, but was also fluent in a variety of media including lithography, tapestries, and stained glass?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/12/05/december-5/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/25~

What artist — who moved through many styles before arriving at large soft-edged areas of colour — was one of the founders of the Ten, a group of artists sympathetic to abstraction and expressionism that exhibited until 1940?

What artist, often referred to as the “first woman artist of California”, also worked extensively in tapestry, embroideries, and batiks that stylistically resembled her Fauvist paintings?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/25/september-25/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/2~

What artist, famous for his themes of African-American life, was a longtime social worker and active in several arts organizations dedicated to promoting minority artists?

What German photographer decided to leave advertising to study at the Düsseldorf Academy, where she taught photography and also met her future husband & artistic partner?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/02/september-2/