Art questions This is a list of recently added questions about art. Play art quiz and see all the questions. Which of those famous opera composers died last?Giacomo Puccini was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi". His most renowned works are La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot, all of which are among the important operas played as standards.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi1836Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart1055Richard WagnerRichard Wagner4331Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini4357opera riddles » The symbolic work of art showing the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death is called...Vanitas means "futility" or "worthlessness", the traditional Christian view being that earthly goods and pursuits are transient and worthless. Vanitas themes were common in medieval funerary art, with most surviving examples in sculpture. Common symbols include skulls, rotten fruit, bubbles, smoke, watches, and hourglasses.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 30% memento morimemento mori1035carpe diemcarpe diem327vanitasvanitas630gravisgravis50painting riddles » Which famous director was the co-writer of the "Dogme 95 Manifesto"?Lars von Trier. "Dogme 95 Manifesto" was created in 1995 by the Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterbe These were rules to create filmmaking based on the traditional values of story, acting, and theme, and excluding the use of elaborate special effects or technology. It was an attempt to take back power for the director as artist, as opposed to the studio.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg2056Lars von TrierLars von Trier4236Federico FelliniFederico Fellini2849Michael HanekeMichael Haneke889directors riddles » Who is depicted in the portrait above?Salah. That is the portrait of Salah from an iconography book Promptuarium Iconum Insigniorum. The book includes portraits designed as medals, and brief biographies of many notable figures. All mentioned above featured in it.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 19% SalahSalah25JeremiahJeremiah32ShemShem17Herod the GreatHerod the Great53history of Europe riddles » Who painted the "Massacre of the Innocents"?Pieter Bruegel (the Elder) was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, a painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes; he was a pioneer in making both types of subject the focus in large paintings. Created by: Tschukahard 59% Pieter Bruegel (the Elder)Pieter Bruegel (the Elder)3545Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli754CaravaggioCaravaggio1054DonatelloDonatello592paintings riddles » The dome of the Cathedral of Parma is decorated by The Assumption of the Virgin fresco. Who painted it?Correggio was the foremost painter of the Parma school of the Italian Renaissance, who was responsible for some of the most vigorous and sensuous works of the 16th century. In his use of dynamic composition, illusionistic perspective and dramatic foreshortening, Correggio prefigured the Rococo art of the 18th century.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 22% TitianTitian91MichelangeloMichelangelo340CorreggioCorreggio213RaphaelRaphael283cathedrals riddles » The most visited museum in the world is ...? Louvre. The Louvre holds strong at number one with around 9.3 million visitors annually. The Louvre houses masterpiece artworks like Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’, the ‘Venus de Milo’ sculpture of Aphrodite, and what is considered to be the finest diamond in the world, the ‘Regent’. As one of the world’s largest museums, the Louvre houses around 70,000 pieces of art in its 650,000 square feet of gallery space.Created by: Tschukavery easy 92% Louvre Louvre1538State Hermitage MuseumState Hermitage Museum49Metropolitan Museum of ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art58Museo del PradoMuseo del Prado25museums riddles » How is this, characteristic for Spain and Portugal, ceramic tilework called?Azulejos are found on the interior and exterior of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools, and nowadays, restaurants, bars and even railways or subway stations. They were not only used as an ornamental art form, but also had a specific functional capacity like temperature control in homes.Created by: Ninjaihard 46% azulejoazulejo1418tesseratessera373placaplaca323arabesquearabesque925Portugal riddles » Ushabti was commolny used in Ancient Egypt. What was it?Funerary figurine. The ushabti was a funerary figurine used in Ancient Egypt. Ushabtis were placed in tombs among the grave goods and were intended to act as servants or minions for the deceased, should they be called upon to do manual labor in the afterlife. The figurines frequently carried a hoe on their shoulder and a basket on their backs, implying they were intended to farm for the deceased.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% guardian angelguardian angel506miniature statue of various godsminiature statue of various gods758funerary figurinefunerary figurine1199viscera jarviscera jar561Egypt riddles » Which artist created the term "social sculpture"?Joseph Beuys. Social Sculpture is a phrase to describe an expanded concept of art. Beuys created the term "social sculpture" to embody his understanding of art's potential to transform society. As a work of art, a social sculpture includes human activity that strives to structure and shape society or the environment. The central idea of a social sculptor is an artist who creates structures in society using language, thoughts, actions, and objects.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp187Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin139Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys243Clement GreenbergClement Greenberg106people riddles » Play art quiz and see all the questions.