Paint palette with paintbrush on top

Can you guess the artist from these facts? 

Think you know your artists? Well in this quiz, we’ll challenge you by presenting you with intriguing facts about various artists for you to guess. Get ready to test your knowledge of the art world and uncover fascinating stories behind renowned creators!

Question 1 out of 10:

This Dutch artist started painting in their late 20s. They’re known for cutting off their own ear and painting a famous piece of art called Starry Night. Can you guess who? 

People looking at art work
Question 2 out of 10:

This artist was known for their portraits of African American people during the 1970s. They made a famous painting that includes a man wearing a Superman t-shirt. 

Barkley L Hendricks' Icon for my Man Superman
Question 3 out of 10:

This artist was born in South Africa. Their work focuses on the experiences and struggles of the LGBTQ+ community. Their Faces and Phases portrait series is revered around the world. Can you guess who it is? 

Image of Zanele Muholi
Question 4 out of 10:
People looking at art work
Question 5 out of 10:

This artist lived in Mexico City but had European ancestors. They are known for painting self portraits and using bold colours. They also loved butterflies and monkeys. Do you know who they might be? 

A blue house
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]
A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 16%

I already knew about it. 12%

Nope, it’s new to me! 36%

Not really sure what it is? 36%

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Question 6 out of 10:

This artist was part of the Pop Art movement. They could often be identified by their signature turtleneck and they made a famous piece of artwork of Marilyn Monroe. Do you know who this artist is? 

A book with Marylin Monroe on the cover
Question 7 out of 10:

This artist had a very pointy moustache and believed they were a reincarnation of their older brother! One of their most famous artworks shows a clock that looks melted. But who are they?

A colourful mural of an artist
Question 8 out of 10:

This artist is known for their anonymous street art. Their work usually makes a comment about society and politics and they are famously secretive about their identity.

A stencil graffiti
Question 9 out of 10:
NYC Trains
Question 10 out of 10:

This artist is known for often wearing vibrant, polka-dotted outfits. They voluntarily live in a psychiatric hospital in Japan. The polka dots in their work are inspired by a hallucination they had as a child.

Spotty artwork

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