Western Art Decoder

Guess each short answer. Then combine the first letters of each answer to make a famous Henri Matisse quote about art.
Quiz by Kestrana
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Last updated: November 20, 2015
First submittedNovember 20, 2015
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Hint
Answer
C
Surface for oil painting
Canvas
R
Sculpted "The Thinker"
Rodin
E
"Girl with a Pearl _______"
Earring
A
Grant Woods farm portrait
American Gothic
T
Number of people in Da Vinci's "The Last Supper"
Thirteen
I
Country of Michelangelo and Raphael
Italy
V
Painted "The Starry Night"
Van Gogh
I
1860s French painting style; Monet is one example
Impressionism
T
Red fired clay, means "Baked Earth" in Italian
Terra cotta
Y
Irish landscape artist Jack Butler _____
Yeats
T
Famous creator of Art Nouveau stained glass
Tiffany
A
Art style that uses shapes and colors rather than distinct forms
Abstract
K
Surrealist Mexican artist Frida
Kahlo
 
Hint
Answer
E
Dutch graphic artist whose works are based on mathematical formulas
Escher
S
Andy Warhol's most famous painting was of this item
Soup can
C
How elements of art or photographs are arranged
Composition
O
A mix of red and yellow
Orange
U
Influential Dutch city, location of the Dom tower
Utrecht
R
Carving where the design stands out from the surface
Relief
A
Paint that contains pigment in a polymer emulsion
Acrylic
G
Picasso mural depicting the Spanish Civil War
Guernica
E
First name of ballet painter Degas
Edgar
.
Quote
Creativity takes courage.
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Level 75
Nov 21, 2015
Nice quiz, but for some reason it gave me 2 points extra for free!
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Level 62
Nov 21, 2015
Yes, it seems that typing any letter of the alphabet awards you two points before you even take the quiz.
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Level 64
Nov 21, 2015
I believe this was done intentionally.
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Level 75
Nov 22, 2015
why?
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Level 64
Nov 23, 2015
sort of how you sometimes did. If the quiz is nearly impossible to start (not that it is!)
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Level 61
Nov 26, 2015
It's not intentional, its something that happens as a result of the way the cells are set up to display the quote. I'm not sure where the legacy answer cells are so I wasn't able to remove them; I've looked at each individual cell in the final version and none of them are extra answer cells.