Art Quiz Match the Famous Artists to Their Beliefs
Happy Hanukkah, everyone! I mean: Merry Christmas! Joyous Kwanzaa. Happy Islamic New Year. Blessed Solstice. Super Pancha Ganapati, all. Join us in celebrating the range of winter holidays with our Match the Famous Artists to Their Beliefs quiz. Reductionist? Maybe. Neat fun? You bet!
Art News Artists, Writers, Musicians Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card Dizzy Gillespie
Science fiction author of
Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead Laurie Anderson 2) Dizzy Gillespie J.D. Salinger
Jazz trumpeter, band leader, composer. Known for scat singing and inflated cheeks.
Laurie Anderson Renowned experimental musician and performance artist. Married to Lou Reed. Coolest person maybe ever. Mark Rothko
Reclusive author of the classics
The Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey Margaret Atwood
Author and NPR journalist. Host of the now defunct "Justice Talking."
Pioneer in abstract expressionism who painted such seminal works as “Untitled” and “Untitled”
Canadian author of feminist and dystopian classic
The Handmaid's Tale
Artist. Creator of the groundbreaking
The Dinner Party.
Mos Def Rapper, actor and artist. Once starred in a detective show called "The Cosby Mysteries.” Faiths
Buddhism—Religious philosophy centered on such concepts as karma, samsara and nirvana
Atheism—No gods. Just us.
Humanism—And if it is just us, that's cool, but we are responsible for each other.
Mormonism—Sect of Christianity that follows the teachings of Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon
Islam—Follows the Quran as the word of God, the same God as in Judaism and Christianity
Judaism—Began with the covenant between God and Abraham and extends to Mel Brooks
Bahá'í—Monotheistic faith originating in 19 th-century Persia. Emphasizes the spiritual unity of all people.
Hinduism—Considered to be the oldest religion, it's super-complicated and has lots of gods.
Wicca—Modern faith based on pre-Christian British nature paganism. Answers
1) D. 2) G. 3) A. 4) H. 5) I. 6) B. 7) C. 8) F. 9) E.