Set by Mel Kinsey
Questions from Trivia Bug
1/ Which artist is Best remembered for his propaganda poster I Want You For US Army?
James Montgomery Flagg
2/ Which artist is famous for his historical paintings including his Declaration of Independence that can be seen on the $2 note?
John Trumbell 1756-1843
3/ In 2006, his No. 5, 1948 became the world’s most expensive painting of that time when it was bought for $140 million.
Jackson Pollack (1912-1956)
4/Best known for Flag (1954-55) which he painted after having dreamt about it.
5/ Which artist is Best-known for his painting Washington Crossing the Delaware?
Emanuel Leutze (1816-1868)
6/ Which artist is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School? his best known paintings are The Voyage of Life and The Course of Empire
Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
7/ Which Missouri artist known for murals; along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement?
Thomas Hart Benton
8/ His most famous image, now at Tate Modern, is Whaam! (1963) adapted from a comic-book panel
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997):
9/ The best-known of his this artists works are the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter, Saying Grace (1951), Triple Self-Portrait and the Four Freedoms series.
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
10/ Artist best known for his portrait of George Washington that appears on the $1 bill.
Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828)
11/ Thomas Moran (1837-1926) was an artist of the Hudson River School and his works of western landscapes were influential in the creation of this first US National Park.
12/ His most famous painting Nighthawks (1942) was inspired by a diner in his home neighborhood in Manhattan
Edward Hopper (1882-1967)
13/ Artist best known for his illustrations for Playboy, and for his association with Duran Duran for whom he designed the cover of the best selling album Rio.
Patrick Nagel (1945-1984)
14/ In a career that spanned over 70 years, which artist was a highly renowned American Fine artist. Despite evolving art styles, she remained true to her own aesthetic, which was centered on identifying the fundamental, abstract shapes in life. She captured delicate subtleties of color, form, and light that energized her works and drew a large following with her unusually sharp skills of perception and remarkable dexterity with a brush.
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986)
15/This artist was known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City as well as boxing matches.
16/ Now located at Marblehead in Massachusetts, The Spirit of ’76 by this artist shows two Revolutionary War drummers and a fife player.
17/ Notable for the mass marketing of his work as printed reproductions; characterizes himself as “___, Painter of Light.”
18/ Artist connected with Iowa who painted American Gothic?
19/Artist was a close friend of Benjamin Franklin and painted his portrait. His best known work The Death of General Wolfe commemorates the 1759 Battle of Quebec/ Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
Benjamin West (1738-1820)
20/Artist lived in the period 1856-1925 and painted the portraits of socially prominent people. His Portrait of Madame X was scandalous for its time.
John Singer Sargent
21/ Beloved artist who started painting very late in life; a collector discovered her paintings in a drugstore in Hoosick Falls, New York.
Grandma Moses (1860-1961)
22/ Artist who spent much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists; ‘Mother And Child‘ was a constant theme in her works.
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)
23/ American painter in oils, and watercolor, and printmaker, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom. His most famous painting is Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (1871),
James McNeil Whistler
24/ A visual artist, film director and producer who was a leading figure in the movement known as “Pop Art”. His most memorable works were of Campbells Soup Cans.
25/Referred to as the “Painter of the People” due to his popularity with the American public; he depicted his neighbor Helga in over 240 of his works and is often referenced by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, a longtime admirer, in Peanuts.