Which Famous Artist Said This?

Artists are known for being contemplative. Do you know their famous lines about life and their craft? Take this quiz to find out!
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Who said, “I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart?"
Degas
Gaugin
Van Gogh
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Who said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life?"
Da Vinci
Picasso
Pissarro
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Who said, “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality?”
Monet
Duccio
Frida Kahlo
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Who said, “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art?"
Cezanne
Kandinsky
Degas
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Who said, “Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment?"
Monet
Picasso
Michelangelo
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Who said, “I invent nothing, I rediscover?"
Whistler
Rodin
Matisse
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Who said, "I sense a scream passing through nature. I painted ... the clouds as actual blood. The colour shrieked?"
Hopper
Munch
Fragonard
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Who said, "Above all keep your colours fresh!"?
Monet
Manet
Matisse
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Who said, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free?"
Michelangelo
Donatello
Ghiberti
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Who said, "Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it?"
Childe Hassam
Degas
Dali
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Who said, "I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for?"
Pollock
Georgia O'Keefe
Rothko
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Who said, "Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God?"
Tolouse-Lautrec
Braque
Rembrandt
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You aren't very familiar with artist backgrounds and philosophies, and that's okay. After all - their art is what they're remembered by!

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You know a lot about artists and their thoughts about their work. If you want to learn more, continue to read about these interesting figures and their often fascinating lives.

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You love art, and you know your stuff. Good for you for knowing so much about the people behind the canvas!

A+, Art Fanatic

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Who said, “I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart?"
Degas
Gaugin
Van Gogh
2
Who said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life?"
Da Vinci
Picasso
Pissarro
3
Who said, “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality?”
Monet
Duccio
Frida Kahlo
4
Who said, “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art?"
Cezanne
Kandinsky
Degas
5
Who said, “Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment?"
Monet
Picasso
Michelangelo
6
Who said, “I invent nothing, I rediscover?"
Whistler
Rodin
Matisse
7
Who said, "I sense a scream passing through nature. I painted ... the clouds as actual blood. The colour shrieked?"
Hopper
Munch
Fragonard
8
Who said, "Above all keep your colours fresh!"?
Monet
Manet
Matisse
9
Who said, "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free?"
Michelangelo
Donatello
Ghiberti
10
Who said, "Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it?"
Childe Hassam
Degas
Dali
11
Who said, "I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for?"
Pollock
Georgia O'Keefe
Rothko
12
Who said, "Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God?"
Tolouse-Lautrec
Braque
Rembrandt