Great Artists and Designers 2
Mary Cassatt was an American painter who lived in France.

Great Artists and Designers 2

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 second of two quizzes focusing on famous historical artists or 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 historical and cultural development of art over the centuries. One aspect of this is the most famous historical artists whose works have shaped the art world.

Try this quiz on famous artists and learn more about the cultural development of art.

  1. Paul Rand was one of the most famous and recognised American designers of the 20th Century. One logo he designed was for which company?
    It was once said that Rand could use the language of a poet and the language of a businessman
  2. Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock both worked in a way which became known as what?
    Their works are vibrant and full of movement and colour
  3. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an artist and designer. He created some of the first what?
    One of his first posters was used to advertise confetti!
  4. Norman Rockwell's work was noted for reflecting the culture of the country he came from. Which country was this?
    He often painted for magazine covers and illustrated books and calendars
  5. Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker, who was friends with another very famous artist. Who was he?
    Their styles were quite similar!
  6. René Magritte created which works of art?
    Surrealists produced works which were strange and sometimes dream-like
  7. Neville Brody is a designer and art director. He has designed more than 20 types of what?
    Typeface names designed by Brody include Pop, Tokyo and Gothic
  8. David Hockney, from Bradford, was a big part of which art movement in the 1960s?
    He is often considered to be one of the most influential British artists of the 20th Century
  9. Roy Lichtenstein was a famous artist belonging to a particular movement. What was it?
    The movement focussed on bright images in a cartoon style
  10. The Bauhaus was a design school which had a great influence over which aspect of design?
    They developed the first styles of type which did not have serifs

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