Can You Match The Famous Piece of Art to its Artist?

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Isadora Teich

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Who painted "Starry Night"?

This is one of the most famous paintings in the world. It shows the French village of Saint-Remy.

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Who painted "The Last Supper"?

This painting shows the last meal Jesus had with his disciples and maybe even Mary Magdalene. It can be seen at the dining hall of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan.

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Who painted the "Mona Lisa"?

This painting is quite possibly the most famous painting on earth. People come from all over the world to see her mysterious facial expression in the Louvre in France.

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Who painted the "Water Lilies" series of paintings?

This series of 250 oil paintings was based on Claude Monet's own garden. They hang in museums all over the world.

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"The Creation of Adam" was painted by ____________.

This painting depicts God creating Adam. It can be seen across the Sistine Chapel's ceiling in Vatican City.

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"Campbell's Soup Cans" was created by which artist?

This piece of art features 32 canvases with a soup can on each. It dates to 1962.

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Who painted "Nighthawks"?

This was painted by Edward Hopper in 1942. It shows people in a downtown diner late at night.

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"American Gothic" was painted by:

This painting by Grant Wood is of a severe-looking couple standing side by side in front of a gothic-style house. It became a symbol of American life during the Great Depression.

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Who painted "The Scream"?

Norwegian painter Edvard Munch created this work of art. It was one of the first works in the expressionism style, which puts emotions before literal depictions of things.

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Which painter created "Christina's World"?

This 1948 painting is one of the most famous American paintings of the 20th century. It's part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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"The Persistence of Memory" was painted by:

Salvador Dali is among the most famous surrealist painters of all time. He's known for his bold use of color and combination of soft and hard subjects in his works.

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Who painted "The Birth of Venus"?

This painting famously depicts the goddess Venus emerging from the sea on a clam shell. It currently is displayed in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

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"Las Meninas" was painted by:

This baroque painting shows members of the Spanish royal family. It shows the king and queen of Spain as well as Margarita Teresa of Spain as a little girl.

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Who painted "Whistler's Mother"?

This painting Whistler did of his mother is also known as “Arrangement in Grey and Black. The Artist’s Mother.” It's one of his best known works.

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"Hibiscus with Plumeria" was painted by:

O'Keeffe is best known for her large paintings of flowers. This particular painting dates to 1939.

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Who painted "The Two Fridas"?

This 1939 painting was created by Frida Kahlo after her divorce from Diego Rivera. It was her first large-scale work.

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"Look Mickey" was painted by:

This 1961 oil painting draws from comic book style. It's known for its humor and stylistic look.

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"The Son of Man" was painted by_________.

This painting was created by Belgian surrealist artist Rene Magritte. It is a self portrait that shows him with an apple instead of a face.

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"Royal Red and Blue" was painted by ____.

Rothko is famous for his large canvasses and bold blocked colors. This painting was created on a handmade canvas.

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Who painted "The Dance"?

This painting is known for its bright color and depiction of forms. It's based on the art form fauvism.

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Who painted "The Flower Carrier?"

Diego Rivera is one of the most loved Mexican painters of the 20th century. His work is known for its bright use of color.

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Who painted "The Kiss"?

This was one of the first pieces ever painted in the Art Nouveau style. It used gold leaf as the background.

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"Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" was painted by:

This painting shows Icarus drowning while he is ignored. It's meant to show how easily people can ignore the suffering of others.

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"Girl with a Pearl Earring" was painted by:

This famous painting is by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. It is often referred to as "Dutch Monalisa" because of the subject's hard to read facial expression.

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"The Night Watch" was painted by:

This is Rembrandt's most famous painting. It shows a militia under the command of their captain.

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"Starry Night Over The Rhone" was painted by:

This painting was created by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. It's one of his nighttime paintings of Arles.

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"The Garden of Earthly Delights" was created by which artist?

This famous painting is actually a triptych, or series of 3 paintings. It shows the creation and fall of man into hell.

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Who painted "No. 5"?

Pollock created this painting in 1948. He is known for working in the abstract expressionist style.

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"The Old Guitarist" was painted by________.

This famous Picasso painting was created during what is known as his Blue Period. It shows a poor, blind, old man playing his guitar on the street in Barcelona.

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"Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" was painted by ____.

Kahlo painted this in 1940. It is one of her many self-portraits.

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"Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonitions of Civil War)" was painted by _____?

Dali created this surreal painting. It represents the bloodshed and horror of the Spanish Civil War.

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Who created "Double Elvis"?

This 1963 silkscreen painting is a classic example of Pop Art. This is what Andy Warhol is known for.

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Who painted "The Virgin of the Rocks"?

This refers to two of his paintings. Both show the Madonna and Child Jesus with a baby John the Baptist and an angel.

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Who painted "Woman with a Parasol"?

This oil painting dates back to 1875. It shows Monet's wife and son.

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Who painted "Drowning Girl"?

Roy Lichtenstein is known for his use of comic book style in large and bold works of art. This one dates back to 1963.

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