35+ Art Trivia Questions and Answers

How much do you love art? Do you know a lot about it? This trivia challenge on art and everything related to it will test that passion of yours.

Art Trivia

Are you ready for some art trivia questions? From Salvador Dali to Picasso’s paintings, the world has a lot of art to offer. How much of it do you know? This quiz will test your ability to distinguish and name the most notable pieces from every art form or type. Look into each art movement, famous painter, famous painting, art critic, and all things in the art world.


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Art Trivia Questions and Answers

Here are some of the best art questions about modern art, pop art, traditional art, and many more. Answer as many of the questions in this ultimate art quiz. Good luck!

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Who painted the Sistine Chapel?Michelangelo
What painter is famous for cutting off part of his ear?Vincent Van Gogh
Which painter started the impressionist movement?Claude Monet
How many paintings did Vincent Van Gogh sell during his lifetime?One, “The Red Vineyard at Arles”
The art of paper folding is known as what?Origami
Who was the Spanish surrealist painter best known for his work “The Persistence of Memory”?Salvador Dalí
What color do you get when you mix yellow and blue?Green
Who painted the famous Dutch Golden age painting “The Night Watch”?Rembrandt
Which artist created the sculpture “The Thinker”?Auguste Rodin
What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Which artist is credited with developing linear perspective?Brunelleschi
Who painted a late 15th-century mural known as the Last Supper?Leonardo da Vinci
The Starry Night is an oil on canvas painted by which post-impressionist painter?Vincent van Gogh
The ancient Greek statue Ahprodite of Milos, better known as Venus de Milo, is currently on display in what museum?The Louvre in Paris, France
The Van Gogh museum is located in what European capital city?Amsterdam
Jackson Pollock was an influential abstract expressionist painter from what country?The United States
What is the most visited museum in Europe?Louvre, Paris, France
The silkscreen paintings Campbell’s Soup Cans and Marilyn Diptych were created in 1962 by which American artist?Andy Warhol
In what two-act ballet does a toymaker’s goddaughter travel to the Land of Sweets on Christmas Eve?The Nutcracker
The Roman Catholic church La Sagrada Familia, located in Barcelona Spain, was designed by which Catalan architect?Antoni Gaudí
What comic strip’s final panel depicts a boy and a tiger sledding away?Calvin and Hobbes
What happened to British street artist Banksy’s “Girl with Balloon” when it sold for $1.4 million at Sotheby’s auction house in 2018?It shredded itself
American Gothic, a 1930 portrait depicting a farmer and his daughter posing in front of their house, was painted by which artist?Grant Wood
Jim Davis was the cartoonist behind which widely syndicated comic strip?Garfield
Who was the first man to appear on the cover of Playboy Magazine?Peter Sellers, April 1964 issue
Girl with a Pearl Earring is an oil painting by which Dutch Golden Age painter?Johannes Vermeer
Which French post-Impressionist artist painted A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte?George Suerat
The Age of Bronze is a life size bronze statue created by which French sculptor?Auguste Rodin
Leonardo Davinci’s 15th-century mural, The Last Supper, is located in what city?Milan, Italy
Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, a painting by Rembrandt, is better known by what name?The Night Watch
What Italian sculptor and architect is credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture?Gian Lorenzo Bernini
The painting La Gioconda is better known by what name?Mona Lisa
The Treachery of Images by René Magritte depicts what item above a single line of text?A pipe
Girl with a Pearl Earring is an oil painting by which Dutch Golden Age painter?Johannes Vermeer
Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon) is a large oil painting created in 1907 by which Spanish artist?Pablo Picasso

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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.

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