What Kind of Style is This Painting?

 Do you think you can tell apart the different art styles that go into different paintings of history? Well, this quiz will put your knowledge, guesses or strong hunches to the test! Fear not, in the end, you can look at explanations of all the different art styles (by clicking on 'show mistakes').
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
High Renaissance
Cubism
Realism
Pointillism (neo-impressionism)
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Starting after WWI, the movement is best known for its visual artworks and writings and the juxtaposition of distant realities to activate the unconscious mind through the imagery.
Surrealism
Vorticism
Constructivism
Cubism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
A 19th-century art movement characterized by relatively small, thin yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement and many other aspects...
Impressionism
Surrealism
Chinese Style
Fauvism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Expressionist artists sought to express the meaning of emotional experience rather than physical reality. In other words, to show reality as subjective and not objective.
Expressionism
Impressionism
Japanese Style
Art Nouveau
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Chinese Style
Japanese Style
Indian Style
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
A technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image, developed in 1886.
Pointillism (neo-impressionism)
Realism
Expressionism
Dadaism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Abstract art uses visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.
Abstract Art
Cubism
Surrealism
Modernism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Surrealism
Art Nouveau
Pointillism (neo-impressionism)
Modernism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
In Cubist artwork, objects are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted form—instead of depicting objects from a single viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context.
Surrealism
Fauvism
Cubism
Abstract Art
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
This short-lived art style was invented by a group of early 20th-century modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism.
Fauvism
Surrealism
Realism
Impressionism
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Realism, as the name implies, attempts to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding speculative fiction and supernatural elements.
Realism
Surrealism
Expressionism
Renaissance
 
 
Which art style is demonstrated in the painting above?
Art Nouveau aimed at modernizing design, seeking to escape the eclectic historical styles that had previously been popular. Artists drew inspiration from both organic and geometric forms, evolving elegant designs that united flowing, natural forms resembling the stems and blossoms of plants.
Art Nouveau
Cubism
Fauvism
Abstract Art
 
Shall We Try Again?
Unfortunately you may have been led astray by some of our fake answers. It's not an easy feat to tell some of these different styles apart! How about giving it another go?
 
Nice Work!
You identified a lot of these art styles, enough that we believe you know quite a bit about art and love the painted medium. That said, there is still some more to learn, and you can see both where you went wrong and an explanation of the art styles by clicking on 'Show Mistakes'.
 
Superb!
Wow, you must LOVE the arts, if you know how to identify so many different art styles correctly. This goes way beyond guessing and so we can be certain you are quite the expert! Congratulations for totally acing our art quiz!
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