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The Dead Artists Quiz
by Staff
There's nothing like death to turn an unknown artist into a household name. See how much you know about dead artists.

What post-impressionist artist is known for his series of paintings called "Sunflowers".

  • van Gogh
  • Monet
  • Vermeer

Who is credited with developing the pointillist style of painting?

  • Seurat
  • Cezanne
  • Gauguin

What painter and sculptor was a successful stockbroker before turning to art full-time in the 1880s?

  • Gauguin
  • Cezanne
  • Van Gogh

Which of these French artists is known for his paintings and lithographs of marginalized populations, like prostitutes and dancing girls?

  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Henry Darger
  • Paul Cezanne

What household object made Andy Warhol a household name?

  • soup cans
  • cans of soda
  • jars of pickles

Claude Monet destroyed more than 500 of his own works in fits of rage and frustration during his lifetime.

  • true
  • false

What was the day job of American artist Henry Darger?

  • janitor
  • accountant
  • lawyer

This celebrated artist only produced around 45 known works in his lifetime.

  • Vermeer
  • Cezanne
  • Monet

A copy of this artist's "The Card Players" sold for a whopping $250 million to the nation of Qatar in 2012.

  • da Vinci
  • Monet
  • Cezanne

What did Arthur Pinajian tell his family to do with his artwork when he died?

  • Put it in a gallery.
  • Put it in the garbage.
  • Donate it to charity.