Art-Smarts Quiz #15

There’s "art" in quite a few art-related words, as you’ll discover in this month’s quiz. It’s up to you to provide the missing letters. The first 12 questions are worth a point each, and the bonus gets you three points, so a perfect score is 15.

1. Prior to Tahiti, Paul Gauguin spent some time painting in _ a r t _ _ _ _ _ _.

2.  _ _ _ _ _ _   _ a r t  _ _ _ _ _ _  was an exponent of Regionalism and mentor to Jackson Pollock.

3. Charles Schulz was one of America’s best-loved  _ a r t _ _ _ _ _ _ _.

4. An  a r t _ _ _ _  is more of a craftsman than a fine artist.

5. One of Caravaggio’s most celebrated works was The  _ a r t _ _ _ _ _  of St. Matthew.

6. Painting kits for beginners are known as  _ _ a r t _ _  sets.

7. In Leonardo’s The Last Supper_ a r t _ _ _ _ _ _ _  is shown standing at the far left.

8.  _ a r t _ _ _ _ _  paper is suitable for a variety of drawing materials.

9. In textile design,  _ a r t _ _  is a plaid pattern.

10. Canadian-born  _ _ _ _ _   _ a r t _ _  was known for her lyrical abstracts marked by horizontal pencil lines.

11.  _ _ a r t _ _ _ , France, has a cathedral famed for its stained glass windows.

12. _ a r t _ _ _ tools are used in woodcutting.

BONUS: We say “art for art’s sake”; in Latin, it’s “_ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _   a r t _ _ .”

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