40 Art Quiz Questions


A list of art quiz questions and answers that are divided into three different rounds, the last one being multiple choice. Have fun!

Art Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Who was responsible for the apocalyptic theme park “Dismaland” in 2015?


2. Which modern art museum is situated by the Grand Canal in Venice?

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection

3. With which seaside town is Tracey Emin associated?


4. Which German artist painted abstract works to the music of John Cage?

Gerhard Richter

5. In which city would you find The Reina Sofia Museum?


6. In 2013, which Jeff Koons’ balloon animal became the most expensive work by a living artist sold at auction?


7. Which US artist is known for images of flags, targets, numbers, maps and bulbs?

Jasper Johns

8. In which medium did Richard Serra make his name as a large-scale sculptor?

Sheet metal

9. Whose spider was the first installation in the Tate Modern Turbine Hall?

Louise Bourgeois

10. What was the Banksy-directed documentary following Thierry Guetta called?

Exit Through the Gift Shop

11. Which US artist creates photographs in which she imitates film characters?

Cindy Sherman

12. Which anonymous group of feminist artists wear gorilla masks?

Guerilla Girls

13. Which Chinese artist consulted on the Beijing Stadium for the Olympics?

Ai Weiwei

14. Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald painted which prominent Americans?

Barack and Michele Obama

15. Which Hollywood star gave up works by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Pablo Picasso after revelations of an embezzlement scandal?

Leonardo di Caprio

Art Quiz: Round 2

art quiz questions and answers

16. Who was the first living British artist to take over the Royal Academy, London?

Anish Kapoor

17. Who designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao?

Frank Gehry

18. Which English painter is sometimes called “The Queen of Op Art”?

Bridget Riley

19. What kind of pattern dominates the work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama?

Polka Dot

20. Which London artist’s works are inspired by folk themes from her native Portugal?

Paula Rego

21. Where was Marc Quinn’s “Alison Lapper Pregnant” first exhibited?

The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square

22. Who exhibited a concrete cast of the inside of an entire Victorian terraced house at its original location?

Rachel Whiteread

23. Who are the married couple who created environmental works of art such as “Wrapped Reichstag” and “Running Fence” in California?

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

24. Which Young British Artist directed a film about the childhood of John Lennon?

Sam Taylor-Wood

25. Who is best known for aggressive slogans over black-and-white photographs?

Barbara Kruger

26. What was the name of the controversial exhibition of contemporary art at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1997?


27. Whose work includes a platinum human skull adorned with 8,601 diamonds?

Damien Hirst

28. Which 1999 movement promotes figurative painting over conceptual art?


29. Which brothers exhibited 13 “prettified” watercolours painted by Adolf Hitler?

Jake and Dinos Chapman

30. Whose work features his alter-ego Claire and childhood teddy bear, Alan?

Grayson Perry

Art Quiz Questions Round 3 – multiple choice

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