Paintings & Sculptures Trivia Questions & Answers

1.What is the man holding in his hand in Grant Wood's 1930 painting "American Gothic"?

2.The 1870s painting titled "Arrangement In Grey And Black No. 1" is the painting commonly known as "Mona Lisa."

3.Ikebana is the Japanese art of what?

4.What was the nickname of the artist Domenikos Theotokopoulos? [-- Gr-co]

5.What kind of business is the focus of Edward Hopper's 1942 painting "Nighthawks"?

6.Venus is standing on a large [---s--ll] in Botticelli's 1480s painting "The Birth Of Venus."

7.Which real-life artist is played by Colin Firth in the 2003 biopic "Girl With A Pearl Earring"?

8.The English translation of Edouard Manet's painting "Dejeuner Sur INTOherbe" is "[L-------] On The Grass."

9.In encaustic painting, pigments are mixed with what?

10.Jasper Johns' 1960 sculpture "Painted Bronze" is made up of two Ballantine ale cans.

11.Who played Michelangelo in the 1965 biopic "The Agony And The Ecstasy"?

12.What is melting in Salvador Dali's 1931 painting "The Persistence Of Memory"?

13.Andy Warhol's given name was Andrew Warhola.

14.Which painting became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it sold for over $119 million USD in May 2012? [T-- ---eam]

15.Unveiled in 1967, the untitled 50-foot-tall Picasso sculpture in Chicago's Daley Plaza is made entirely out of which material?

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