People at an art museum looking at the Mona Lisa.

Art Trivia Fun Facts

Discover some fun facts and figures about the world of art and the most known artists.

You’ll be surprised and amazed by these tidbits of knowledge about art, styles of art, artists, cultural movements, history of art, and so much more.

Art Trivia Quiz Fun Facts

Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
There are four versions of “The Scream,” two in paint and two in pastel. The earliest version of the image was completed on September 8, 1893. It's on display at the National Museum of Art in Oslo, Norway. Edvard Munch created the four versions over the course of just four years.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Van Gogh painted The Starry Night while a patient at the Saint-Paul lunatic asylum in Saint-Remy, France. He had voluntarily admitted himself on 26 May 1889, with Dr. Félix Rey, the hospital’s chief physician, citing "acute mania with generalized delirium" as the reason for his admission.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Lisa del Giocondo was the wife an a Florentine merchant who commissioned Leonardo da Vinci to paint the portrait. Da Vinci considered the painting unfinished and never received payment for it.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Although many artists worked on the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's work on the ceiling between 1508 and 1512 is most famous. Michelangelo Buonarroti (March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) was an immensely talented Italian artist whose works were among the most influential of the Renaissance period.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi was sold at auction for $430.3 million in 2017 to the Saudi royal family. Funded by Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan Al Saud, the painting’s new owner, it became the most expensive painting ever sold.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Although no one knows Banksy's identity, it's believed he grew up in and around the city of Bristol in the UK. Bristol graffiti artist Banksy is the most famous artist in Great Britain. He works hard to keep his identity a secret.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Wood originally wanted his mother in the painting but realized shows too old to stand posing for so long, so he had his sister stand-in for her.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Michelangelo’s famous sculpture of David is also called "David" and is in the Galleria Dell'Accadamia in Florence, Italy. The statue has been on display since the 1800s and was donated to the government.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Pablo Picasso co-founded the Cubist movement alongside Georges Braque. This art movement transformed painting from a naturalistic representation of the world to a deconstruction of it. It happened in France, around 1907.
Fun Fact
Art Trivia Quiz
Andy Warhol was an American artist who has become one of the most iconic artists in history. Warhol was responsible for the famous zipped jeans cover of the 1971 album Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones.

We Strongly Recommend You To Try One Of Our Daily Quizzes!

Check Out Our Most Popular Pages