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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.
The Bauhaus was a design school which had a great influence over which aspect of design?
Colour choices
Typography
Brush strokes
Straighter rulers
They developed the first styles of type which did not have serifs
2.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an artist and designer. He created some of the first what?
Cave paintings
Film credits
Food packaging
Posters
One of his first posters was used to advertise confetti!
3.
David Hockney, from Bradford, was a big part of which art movement in the 1960s?
Punk Art
Pop Art
Poor Art
Proud Art
He is often considered to be one of the most influential British artists of the 20th Century
4.
Neville Brody is a designer and art director. He has designed more than 20 types of what?
Typefaces
Buses
Cinemas
Cocktails
Typeface names designed by Brody include Pop, Tokyo and Gothic
5.
Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker, who was friends with another very famous artist. Who was he?
Piet Mondrian
Andy Warhol
J. M. W Turner
Edward Degas
Their styles were quite similar!
6.
Paul Rand was one of the most famous and recognised American designers of the 20th Century. One logo he designed was for which company?
Coca Cola
UPS
Cadbury's
Tesco
It was once said that Rand could use the language of a poet and the language of a businessman
7.
Roy Lichtenstein was a famous artist belonging to a particular movement. What was it?
Surrealism
Pointillism
Impressionism
American Pop Art
The movement focussed on bright images in a cartoon style
8.
Norman Rockwell's work was noted for reflecting the culture of the country he came from. Which country was this?
France
Russia
The USA
Germany
He often painted for magazine covers and illustrated books and calendars
9.
Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock both worked in a way which became known as what?
Action painting
Drama painting
Silent painting
Mystery painting
Their works are vibrant and full of movement and colour
10.
René Magritte created which works of art?
Realist paintings
Surrealist paintings
Impressionist paintings
Sculptures
Surrealists produced works which were strange and sometimes dream-like

 

Author:  Angela Smith

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