Not Just Images: Women Artists by VaccaD

Champion(s):

ElendilPickle


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Quiz Description

Identify the following about women artists, or works inspired by women artists. The questions are in rough historical order, if that helps.

(The quiz is called "Not Just Images" because, while each question has an associated image that may help in answering, it should be possible in theory to answer the questions without the help of the image.)

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Questions:

WHAT CATHOLIC SAINT, in addition to being a noted naturalist, composer, and philosopher, also wrote Scivias, an illustrated account of her religious visions? Many of the illustrations (one of which is pictured) were in a novel style, leading to a belief that while she probably didn't produce them herself, she did oversee their creation - thus adding "graphic designer" to her list of talents.

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HILDEGARD OF BINGEN

WHAT ARTIST was the first woman admitted to the Florentine Accademia di Arte del Disegno? She is best known for her Judith Beheading Holofernes (pictured), which presents a much more violent depiction of the tale than was common in art of the time.

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ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI

Mary Beale is generally considered England's first professional portrait painter. A display of her portrait of Rachel Carew (pictured) at a gallery inspired WHAT 20TH CENTURY AUTHOR to write the novel My Cousin Rachel? The author's other works include Jamaica Inn, Rebecca, and The King's General.

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DAPHNE DU MAURIER

Pre-Raphaelite artist Elizabeth Siddal first became involved with the movement as an artist's model. Among the famous works she posed for was John Everett Millais' painting (pictured) of WHAT SHAKESPEAREAN CHARACTER? Siddal posed for the painting in a bathtub, and caught pneumonia when the lamps heating the tub went out.

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OPHELIA

WHAT IMPRESSIONIST is often associated with a number of paintings on the theme of mothers and children, including The Child's Bath (pictured)? Five of her paintings, including The Boating Party, Young Mother, and Child in a Straw Hat, have appeared on US postage stamps.

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MARY CASSATT

WHAT SCULPTOR, whose works include The Mature Age (pictured) and The Implorer, destroyed many of her works after being diagnosed with schizophrenia? She's the title character of two biographic films, having been portrayed by Isabella Adjani in 1988 and Juliette Binoche in 2013.

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CAMILLE CLAUDEL

WHAT ARTIST was known for paintings of New York City skyscrapers and Hawaiian landscapes, but drew much of her inspiration from a rural area she dubbed the "Faraway"? Her works inspired by the Faraway include Ladder to the Moon (pictured).

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GEORGIA O'KEEFFE

WHAT ARTIST produced her "autobiography", What the Water Gave Me (pictured), in the form of an oil painting? Many Surrealists (notably Andre Breton) claimed her for their movement based on this picture and other works such as The Suicide of Dorothy Hale and The Wounded Deer, but she rejected the label.

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FRIDA KAHLO

WHAT ARTIST painted Fourth of July (also sometimes known as July Fourth, pictured), which is on display at the White House? Her other works include Sugaring Off, which sold for $1.2 million in 2006, and The Old Checkered House, which was appraised on a 2004 episode of Antiques Roadshow.

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"GRANDMA" ANNA MARY MOSES

WHAT ARTIST AND EDUCATOR coined the term "feminist art" and led the Womanhouse collaborative art project? She is best known for the installation The Dinner Party (pictured), which includes place settings for the women from Questions 1, 2, and 7, and mentions the women from Questions 5 and 8 in the related installation Heritage Floor.

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JUDY CHICAGO

Artist Wendy Pini met her eventual husband Richard when he sought her out after reading a letter she wrote to the editor of the Silver Surfer comic book, beginning a four-year correspondence. The couple are now most famous for WHAT COMIC BOOK PROPERTY (drawn by Wendy and written jointly), a sample of which is pictured?

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ELFQUEST

WHAT CARTOONIST is the author of the graphic novels What It Is (a sample from which is pictured) and The Good Times Are Killing Me (which she adapted into a 1991 off-Broadway play)? Her artwork frequently appears in The New Yorker in addition to her own weekly comic strip, Ernie Pook's Comeek.

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LYNDA BARRY