With the year coming to an end, we have selected some questions to test your knowledge on the past year in the art world. From a highly-priced banana to some big money sales at Sotheby’s, this year has had it all.


You’ve done remarkably well, a clear art-lover, congratulations!

Could be better, but not the end of the world!

#1 Which artist was uncovered on the latest £20 note this year?

#2 What was the estimated valuation for Maurizio Cattelan’s ‘Comedian’ banana?

#3 What was unexpected about the Turner Prize this year?

#4 Whose sculptures were exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts this autumn?

#5 Which exhibition was selected as this year’s number one by The Guardian?

#6 Who donated $10 million to James Turrell’s Roden Crater Project

#7 Research has revealed that work by female artists makes up what proportion of overall global art auction sales?

#8 How much did Wassily Kandinsky’s ‘Vertiefte Regung’ sell for at Sotheby’s London this year?

#9 How much did Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ sell for this year?

#10 How much did ‘Double Elvis’ by Andy Warhol sell for at Christie’s this year?

#11 How much did Pablo Picasso’s ‘Femme au chien’ sell for this year?

#12 Which Thomas Gainsborough painting was blocked from leaving the United Kingdom?

#13 Which artist unveiled a ‘modified’ nativity scene?

#14 According to new research, Parthenon Marbles suffered damage from what?

#15 Where was ‘Te Bourao II’ by Paul Gauguin sold this year?

#16 Warhol Foundation Writer Grants were awarded to how many recipients?

#17 Artist Mariah Dekkenga used what to rethink abstract painting?

#18 Van Gogh ‘Sunflowers’ left London to be exhibited in which city?

#19 National Portrait Gallery in London will close for 3 years for a redesign that will cost how much?

#20 Instagram brought in artists behind closed doors to talk about what?