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. Whose sculptures were exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts this autumn?
#2. Research has revealed that work by female artists makes up what proportion of overall global art auction sales?
#3. Which artist was uncovered on the latest £20 note this year?
#4. Which Thomas Gainsborough painting was blocked from leaving the United Kingdom?
#5. Warhol Foundation Writer Grants were awarded to how many recipients?
#6. Which artist unveiled a ‘modified’ nativity scene?
#7. How much did Wassily Kandinsky’s ‘Vertiefte Regung’ sell for at Sotheby’s London this year?
#8. Instagram brought in artists behind closed doors to talk about what?
#9. How much did Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ sell for this year?
#10. Van Gogh ‘Sunflowers’ left London to be exhibited in which city?
#11. National Portrait Gallery in London will close for 3 years for a redesign that will cost how much?
#12. Which exhibition was selected as this year’s number one by The Guardian?
#13. How much did Pablo Picasso’s ‘Femme au chien’ sell for this year?
#14. Artist Mariah Dekkenga used what to rethink abstract painting?
#15. What was the estimated valuation for Maurizio Cattelan’s ‘Comedian’ banana?
#16. According to new research, Parthenon Marbles suffered damage from what?
#17. What was unexpected about the Turner Prize this year?
#18. Where was ‘Te Bourao II’ by Paul Gauguin sold this year?
#19. How much did ‘Double Elvis’ by Andy Warhol sell for at Christie’s this year?
#20. Who donated $10 million to James Turrell’s Roden Crater Project