10 most difficult artists riddlesArt quiz
Who was the son in law of Franz Liszt?
Cosima Wagner (born Francesca Gaetana Cosima Liszt; 1837-1930) was the illegitimate daughter of the Hungarian pianist and composer Franz Liszt and Marie d'Agoult. She became the second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner, and with him founded the Bayreuth Festival as a showcase for his stage works.
Who painted the Portrait of a Negress?
Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Leonardo da Vinci
Marie-Guillemine Benoist was a French neoclassical, historical and genre painter. In 1800, she exhibited Portrait d'une négresse in the Salon. Six years previously, slavery had been abolished, and this image became a symbol for women's emancipation and black people's rights. The picture was acquired by Louis XVIII for France in 1818.
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.
Where and when did Leonardo die?
May 2, 1519 in Venice
May 5, 1514 in Florence
May 2, 1519 in Amboise (France)
May 5, 1514 in Rome
In 1516, Leonardo entered the service of king Francis I of France, being given the use of the manor house Clos Lucé near the king's residence at the royal Château d'Amboise. He spent the last three years of his life here. He died on 2 May 1519 and was buried in the Chapel of Saint-Hubert in Château d'Amboise in France.
Who designed the Chupa-Chups logo?
The brand was founded by the Spaniard Enric Bernat in 1958, who started his business in Catalonia. It is currently owned by the Italian multinational corporation Perfetti Van Melle.
Which artist invented and patented a color?
In 1960, Klein created and patented the ultramarine color known as International Klein Blue or IKB. He invented the paint with the help of a chemical retailer by suspending pure, dry pigment in crystal-clear synthetic resin and compatible solvents. Unlike traditional binders, the new colorless carrier did not dull the individual particles of pigment, but left them with their original brightness and intensity.
Who designed this citrus press?
Philippe Starck is a French designer known since the start of his career in the 1980s for his interior, product, industrial and architectural design including furniture. In 1983, then-French President François Mitterrand, on the recommendation of his Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, chose Starck to refurbish the president's private apartments at the Élysée.
Which famous painter was a member of the Communist Party?
In 1944 Picasso joined the French Communist Party (he lived in France), attended an international peace conference in Poland, and in 1950 received the Stalin Peace Prize from the Soviet government. But party criticism of a portrait of Stalin as insufficiently realistic cooled Picasso’s interest in Soviet politics, though he remained a loyal member of the Communist Party until his death.
In which category did Quentin Tarantino win his two Oscars?
Best Original Screenplay
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Quentin Tarantino has received two Academy Awards for Best Original Screeplay: in 1994 for Pulp Fiction and in 2012 for Django Unchained.
How did Kurt Cobain die?
he was murdered
he committed suicide
he overdosed heroine
he died in a car accident
During the last years of his life, Cobain struggled with heroin addiction and depression. On April 8, 1994, he was found dead in his home in Seattle, with self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.