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Now the challenge is interactive. The questions start off easy and get harder as they progress.

Good Luck! You'll need it!


1. What is the name given to the artist's tool that is used for mixing colors?

Screen
Canvas
Paint Can
Palette

2. What is the name given to a type of drawing medium made of finely ground pigments mixed with a base such as chalk or clay and bound together with gum?

Colored pencil
Pastel
Pen and Ink
Acrylic

3. In order to draw better figures, which of the artists below is known to have performed autopsies to see how the human body is put together?

Ghirlandaio


Alberi


Palladio


Michelangelo

4. What is the name of the metal part of a brush between the bristles and the handle?

Ajax
Ferrule
Clamp
Belly

5. The term "Impressionist" was first used by critics as an insult?

True
False

6. What movement in art, broadly speaking, developed after Modernism?

Expressionism
Dada
Post-modernism
Cubism

7. Who painted the painting shown left entitled "Attempting The Impossible"?

Rousseau
Magritte
Picasso
Degas

8. The sculpture on the right entitled "The Laocoon" depicts the Trojan priest Laocoon and his two sons being attcked by gigantic sea snakes sent by the gods to prevent him from warning the Trojans about the soldiers hidden inside the Trojan Horse. It is from what time?

500 - 50 BC
100 - 600 AD
800 - 1200 AD
1300 - 1500 AD

9. What great Post-Impressionist artist painted this South Seas scene?

Tone
Contrast
Perspective
Texture

10. Using perspective in the way the ceiling recedes into the background, who painted the painting to the left ("Holy Trinity with The Virgin, St. John and donors.")?

Martini
Masacio
Giotto
di Limbourg



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