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Women in the Arts
Test your knowledge of women in the art scene.

Which 20th century artist attracted widespread critical attention for her huge paintings of flowers and sun-bleached animal bones?
Joan Mitchell

Grandma Moses

Dorothea Tanning

Georgia O'Keeffe


Who photographed migrant workers, sharecroppers, tenant farmers, and other victims of the Depression in 22 states between 1935 and 1942 as a member of the Farm Security Administration photographic unit?
Gertrude Kasebier

Julia Margaret Cameron

Dorothea Lange

Margaret Bourke-White


Which contemporary photographer challenged the images and myths of popular culture and mass media through her series of "Film Stills" and photographs in which she dressed herself up as figures in famous works by Caravaggio, Raphael, and others?
Cindy Sherman

Anne Geddes

Sally Mann

Annie Leibovitz


Which 1998 recipient of the MacArthur fellowship is the writer and director of the current Broadway hit METAMORPHOSES?
Eve Ensler

Mary Zimmerman

Donna Stearns

Irene Fornes


Which American painter, born in 1844, exhibited with the French Impressionists?
Mary Cassatt

Elizabeth Jane Gardner

Marguerite Gerard

Elizabeth Catlett


Who, in 2002, was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in drama for her play TOPDOG/UNDERDOG?
Anna Deveare Smith

Lorraine Hansberry

Alice Childress

Suzan-Lori Parks




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