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Ms. Hetrick

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4.A Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism.
6.During his twenties, he painted a series on the Great Migration of African Americans from the Rural South to the Urban North. A painting of his hangs in the White House.
8.An artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s. His bold lines, vivid colors, and active figures carry strong messages of life and unity.
9.An American ceramic artist known for her larger-than-life monumental ceramic figures.
11.An African American artist known for his murals, paintings, and prints. Best known for the three-panel Amistad Mutiny murals which portray a slave revolt.
13.An American painter and sculptor in the Pop Art movement. He is best known for his cast plaster human figures and the tableaux in which they are presented.
17.A French Post-Impressionist recognized for his experimental use of colors and synthetist style that were distinguishably different from Impressionism. He lived in Tahiti and painted many works depicting Tahitian life.
18.Artist who painted A Starry Night and The Potato Eaters.
19.Architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in DC as well as the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama
20.The most famous and most prolific artist of the 20th C; founder of cubism; well-known works include Guernica and Les Demoiselles d'Avigon.
21.An American-born Mexican sculptor and printmaker known for her black expressionist works from the 1960s and 1970s that are seen as politically charged.
25.A Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter from the Edo period. He is best known for his woodblock prints, particularly of Mt. Fuji and of ocean waves.
26.An American modernist artist best known in the art world for his avant-garde photography, and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer. Ray is also noted for his work with photograms, which he called "rayographs."
29.Japanese artist and peace activist known for her avant garde art work. She was married to John Lennon.
30.A modern American artist from the early 20th century. She painted abstracted, large format, close-ups of flowers, as well as bones and desert landscapes.
34.Brooklyn graffiti artist born in 1960 who collaborated with Andy Warhol
35.An American sculptor known for his twisted wire sculptures and his invention of the mobile, whose suspended, abstract elements move and balance in changing harmony.
36.An internationally known Native American ceramic artist who preserved the traditional pottery making techniques of her pueblo.
40.A contemporary painter influenced by European, manga, and cinema, she paints women whose large eyes are at once alluring, vulnerable, and dangerous.
44.Considered the father of the ceramic Funk Art movement.
46.A well-known African American artist who lived in the Hill and graduated from Peabody High School. His family moved to New York City and he became a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He is best known for his richly-textured collages.
47.A Norwegian painter and printmaker who created intense works with psychological themes. A well-known work is The Scream.
48.A pop artist known for his paintings of common objects, particularly tools. He was also known for his 'happenings."
49.Feminist artist well-known for her installation called The Dinner Party.
50.A famous pop artist who was an alumnus of Schenley High School. Think soup.
51.An American Abstract Expressionist sculptor and painter, best known for creating large steel abstract geometric sculptures.
52.A Tawiwanese-Canadian fashion designer whose most famous client is Michelle Obama, especially her inaugural gowns.
1.A Flemish painter whose painting of a young girl wearing a pearl earring jewelry inspired a book and a movie.
2.African American artist known for her painted story quilts. She works with fabric and paint.
3.A leader of the Fauvist movement, known for his use of color and his original draughtsmanship
5.Architect who designed the glass pyramid for the Louvre entrance.
7.An Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who profoundly influenced Western Art. He painted the Sistine Chapel and sculpted marble with passion
10.Canadian-American architect who creates curvilinear buildings in a style called Deconstructivism; one of his buildings is the Computer Science building at MIT.
12.Creates portraits and other images from a grid without using a computer.
14.During her long and remarkable life in art and education, this African American woman painted, designed masks, textiles and stained glass windows, painted hundreds of portraits of the famous and infamous, traveled the world, and never stopped learning and teaching
15.A world-famous graphic artist known for his so-called Impossible Structures and his Transformation Prints. He created drawings, sketches, woodcuts, lithographs, wood engravings tapestries, murals, and illustrated books. He was left-handed.
16.An American photographer, known for his large-scale, highly stylized black and white portraits, photos of flowers and nude men. The frank homoeroticism of some of the work of his middle period triggered a more general controversy about the public funding of artworks.
22.American contemporary graphic designer who created Andre the Giant Has a Posse. A well-known work by this artist was used on the Barack Obama Hope poster. His work can be seen in murals around the city of Pittsburgh.
23.A self-taught African-American painter. The injustice of slavery and American segregation figure prominently in many of his works.
24.An influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first purely abstract works.
27.New York pop artist who creates large scale paintings and sculptures using old-fashioned comic strips as his subject matter. His graphic motif consisted of black lines and Ben-day dots.
28.Artist who makes large scale works by re-arranging objects found in nature, such as leaves, branches, stones, or rocks. Many works are temporary, such as those made of snow or ice.
31.Dutch painter and etcher known for his use of chiaroscuro.
32.A Russian, Jewish artist who worked in many media, notably painting and stained glass.
33.A French Post-Impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. is best known paintings depict jungle scenes, even though he never left France or saw a jungle.
37.Mexican painter from the 20th century well-known for his murals painted using the fresco technique. He married Frida Kahlo.
38.An Austrian symbolist painter whose primary subject was the female body. His paintings from the "Golden Phase" used gold leaf.
39.French impressionist who made many paintings of lily ponds.
41.Installation artist known for wrapping large objects such as bridges.
42.A Mexican painter who was involved in a traffic accident that created numerous health problems and caused her pain throughout her life. She painted numerous self-portraits and did many still-life paintings of fruit; there was a folk art influence in her work. There is a movie about her life.
43.An English sculptor known for his semi-abstract, monumental bronze sculptures, usually of the human figure. His works can be found in public places around the world, including many college campuses in the US and in front of the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.
45.British graffiti artist who wrote a book titled "You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat."

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