Great Artists and Designers 1
Kandinsky was famed for his use of vibrant colours.

Great Artists and Designers 1

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS2 in Art and Design for children aged 7 to 11 in years 3 to 6. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with knowing about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understanding the historical and cultural development of their art forms. It is the first of two quizzes focusing on famous historical artists, craft makers or great designers and their works..

Studying art and design is partly about learning new techniques like shading or colour mixing, and partly about learning about the development of art over the centuries. One aspect of this is the most famous historical artists whose works have shaped the art world.

How much do you know about the great artists, craft makers and designers of the past? Try this quiz and find out!

  1. Which artist is famous for paintings such as Blue Nude 2 and Dance?
    Matisse loved colour and many of his works are vibrant and full of colours!
  2. Mary Quant was a big design influence during which decade?
    Quant is one of the designers who took the credit for hot pants and mini skirts
  3. Vera Wang is famous for her designs of very expensive what?
    Famous clients include Victoria Beckham and Kim Kardashian
  4. Tom Ford is an American fashion designer who also does what?
    He is most famous for improving the Gucci brand
  5. Paul Cézanne was a French artist whose work bridged which two centuries?
    His style was known as 'post-impressionism' as it came after this movement
  6. Vivienne Westwood's fashion designs brought which style into the mainstream?
    Westwood's designs were often over the top and very impractical!
  7. Salvatore Ferragamo famously designed which item of clothing?
    His autobiography is called 'The Shoemaker of Dreams'!
  8. What kinds of painting was Georgia O'Keeffe most noted for?
    O'Keeffe is sometimes called the 'Mother of American Modernism' for her style and influence
  9. Saul Bass was an American designer most noted for what?
    He also designed many famous logos for companies such as United Airlines
  10. One of the very first abstract artists was a Russian. What was his name?
    Kandinsky was a great artist famed for his use of vibrant colours

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