Art & Artists
|Andrew Wyeth|| |
20th century American painter of "Christina's World."
|James Whistler|| |
19 th Cent. American, painted "Arrangement in Grey and Black Number 1" also called "Whistler's mother
|Smithsonian Institution|| |
This Washington D.C. museum can be found in the Washington Mall.
|Washington Crossing the Delaware|| |
This painting by the 19th century German Emanuel Leutze depicts a famous scene from the American Revolution.
|Andy Warhol|| |
This 20th century American artist is best known for an enlarged image of a can of Campbell's tomato soup.
|Jan Vermeer|| |
This 17th century Dutch painter is known for painting domestic scenes of great clarity and repose with subtle uses of light and shade.
|Venus de Milo|| |
This ancient Greek statue of Venus is famous for its beauty in spite of the fact that both of it's arms were broken off centuries ago.
|Diego de Velazquez|| |
This 17th century Spanish painter is best known for his portraits of members of the court of the Spanish king.
|Van Gogh|| |
This 19th century Dutch painter was a troubled genius who cut off his own ear in a fit of depression and eventually committed suicide. "Starry Night" and "Sunflowers" are two of his best-known paintings.
|Uffizi Gallery|| |
This is a famous art museum in Florence Italy.
This 18th-19th century English romantic painter is known especially for his dramatic, lavishly colored landscapes and seascapes.
This French artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries was known especially for his paintings and other works that depict the night life of Montmartre, a district in Paris where he lived.
This 16th century Italian painter is known for his portraits and his innovative use of color. He painted the "Venus de Urbino."
|Louis Tiffany|| |
Lamps and other glass objects created by this American artisan of the late 19th and early 20th centuries have been greatly prized and much imitated.
|surrealism||This movement in art and literature flourished in the early 20th century. It aimed at expressing imaginative dreams and visions free from rational control. Salvador Dali was an influential painter of this style.|
|Gilbert Stuart|| |
This 18th century American painter was especially known for his portraits, including those of George Washington.
|The Spirit of 76|| |
This 19th century painting by Archibald M. Willard depicts three soldiers, 2 drummers and a fife-player, of the American Revolutionary war. One is wounded, but they march on with spirit and determination.
|Sistine Chapel|| |
Michelangelo painted the walls and ceiling of this chapel which adjoins Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.
|Charles M. Schultz|| |
This American cartoonist is famous for his syndicated "Peanuts" comic strip from 1950-2000. (Think Charlie Brown and Snoopy).
This 17th century Flemish painter is known for his paintings of religious subjects and for his voluptuous females.
|Mark Rothko|| |
This Russian-born 20th century American artist is famous for highly abstract paintings characterized by floating horizontal bands of subtle color with soft, blurred edges.
|Auguste Rodin|| |
This 19th century French sculptor is best known for "The Thinker."
This style of baroque art and architecture was popular in Europe during the 18th century. It is characterized by flowing lines and elaborate decoration.
|Normal Rockwell|| |
This 20th century American artist and illustrator is known for his warm-hearted paintings of small-time life in the United States. Many of his paintings appeared as cover illustrations from the magazine "The Saturday Evening Post."
|Diego Rivera|| |
This 20th century Mexican painter is known for his murals.
This 16th century Italian painter was a contemporary of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. He is known for his beautiful Madonnas and "The School of Athens."
|Museo del Prado|| |
This is a famous art museum in Madrid, Spain. It is particularly noted for its works by Goya, El Greco and Velazquez.
|pop art||This is an art theme that uses elements of popular culture such as magazines, movies, popular music, and even bottles and cans. Andy Warhol is famous for it.|
|Jackson Pollock|| |
This 20th century american painter is famous for creating abstract paintings by dripping or pouring paint on a canvas in complex swirls and splatters.
|pointillism||A school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye to create an intelligible picture.|
|Pablo Picasso|| |
This 20th century Spanish-born painter is the most influential and famous of all modern artists. "Guernica," which depits the horrors of war is one of his most famous paintings.
|Pieta||This word refers to a painting, drawing or sculpture of Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding the dead body of her son.|
|perspective||In drawing or painting, this is a way of portraying 3 dimensions on a flat, 2 dimensional surface by suggesting depth or distance.|
|Georgia O'Keeffe|| |
This 20th century American painter created highly symbolic works. Flowers and desert scenes were among her favorite subjects.
|naturalism||In visual arts, this is an attempt to depict the natural world as accurately and objectively as possible.|
|National Gallery of Art|| |
This noted art museum in Washington, D.C. is filled with art works that were supplied by private donors.
|mural||This is a painting, usually large, made directly onto a wall.|
|Grandma Moses|| |
This 20th century American artist painted scenes of farm life in a child-like style known as primitivism.
|primitivism||A style of art that attempts to imitate the art of primitive cultures or of children.|
This is a picture or design made from small pieces of colored glass or tile.
|Henry Moore|| |
This 20th century English sculptor is known for using great masses of stone and other materials to depict humanlike forms.
|montage||In art, this means making one composition by combining parts or the whole of other pictures, objects or designs.|
|Claude Monet|| |
This French impressionist painter of the late 19th and 20th centuries is known for his feathery brushstrokes and of the play of light in his paintings.
|Impression, Sunrise|| |
Name the Monet painting that gave impressionism its name.
|Piet Mondrian|| |
This Dutch-born 20th century artist is known for his geometric paintings characterized by perpendicular lines and plaines of pure primary colors. He created a style called neo-plasticism.
|Mona Lisa|| |
This painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicts a woman with a mysterious smile and is one of the most widely recognized paintings in the world.
|mobile||This is a scupture made up of suspended shapes that move.|
This 15th and 16th century Italian painter, sculptor and architect is famous for David, several Pieta, the ceiling and wall of the Sistine Chapel, and the Dome of Saint Peter's Basilica.
Who designed the famous dome of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome?
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- "Washington Crossing the Delaware" image
- "Andy Warhol" image
- "Jan Vermeer" image
- "Venus de Milo" image
- "Diego de Velazquez" image
- "Van Gogh" image
- "Uffizi Gallery" image
- "Toulouse-Lautrec" image
- "Titian" image
- "Louis Tiffany" image
- "Gilbert Stuart" image
- "Sistine Chapel" image
- "Charles M. Schultz" image
- "Mark Rothko" image
- "Auguste Rodin" image
- "rococo" image
- "Diego Rivera" image
- "Raphael" image
- "Museo del Prado" image
- "Jackson Pollock" image
- "Pablo Picasso" image
- "Georgia O'Keeffe" image
- "National Gallery of Art" image
- "Grandma Moses" image
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- "Henry Moore" image
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