Hang-Up’s End of Year Art Quiz 2022 | Part 2
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Hang-Up’s End of Year Art Quiz 2022 | Part 2

12 Dec 2022

How did you get on with the first part of Hang-Up’s End of Year Art Quiz 2022?

Keep testing your knowledge with the second part and let us know how you did!

Questions

1. Who was awarded Whitechapel Gallery’s 2022 Art Icon award?

A) Magdalena Abakanowicz

B) Sonia Boyce

C) Tracey Emin

D) Harland Miller

2. Who was the highest grossing NFT artist this year with in over $330 million in sales?

A) Beeple - @beeple

B) Pak - @muratpak

C) Takashi Murakami

D) CryptoPunks

Beeple’s collage, Everydays: The First 5000 Days, sold at Christie’s.

Beeple’s collage, Everydays: The First 5000 Days, sold at Christie’s.

Beeple

3. In the run-up to the Fifa World Cup, which Arab Emirates country unveiled a raft of ambitious public art commissions featuring work by Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, and Subodh Gupta amongst others?

A) Qatar

B) Dubai

C) Abu Dhabi

D) Saudi Arabia

4. Which Van Gogh painting had soup thrown on it at The National Gallery in London in association with climate protestors?

A) The Potato Eaters

B) Cafe Terrace at Night

C) Bedroom in Arles

D) Sunflowers

Vincent Van Gogh, The Potato Eaters, oil on canvas, 1885; Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, oil on canvas, 1888 (detail).
Vincent Van Gogh, The Potato Eaters, oil on canvas, 1885; Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, oil on canvas, 1888 (detail).

Vincent Van Gogh, The Potato Eaters, oil on canvas, 1885; Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, oil on canvas, 1888 (detail).

5. Which institution won Art Fund’s 2023 museum of the year award?

A) Horniman Museum and Gardens

B) The Hepworth Wakefield

C) The V&A Museum

D) Tate Britain

6. Which Banksy artwork was at the forefront of an EU trademark/copyright case involving the artist?

A) Flag

B) Jack & Jill

C) Laugh Now

D) Tesco Soup Can

Banksy depicting a mural in his early years.

Banksy depicting a mural in his early years.

Steve Lazarides

7. Which artist created Serpentine Gallery’s 21st Serpentine Pavilion?

A) Junya Ishigami

B) Theaster Gates

C) Vanessa Beecroft

D) Barbara Kruger

8. Which Hang-Up exhibition is currently on and running till January 2023?

A) David Hockney’s Britain

B) Hang-Up Curates Vol. V: Banksy Special

C) David Shrigley: Mainly Multiples, Some Paintings & Other Stuff Too

D) Drawings, prints, and illustration: Group show

Answers

1. Who was awarded Whitechapel Gallery’s 2022 Art Icon award?

C) Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin, The Ship, 2019. Emin was the ninth artist to receive the prestigious Art Icon award supported by the Swarovski Foundation. The event committee included Dorota Audemars, Erin Bell, Yan Du, Xavier Hufkens, Jay Jopling, Christian Levett, Florence Levett, Luigi Maramotti, Lorcan O’Neill, Irene Panagopoulos, Maria Sukkar and Cheyenne Westphal.

Tracey Emin, The Ship, 2019. Emin was the ninth artist to receive the prestigious Art Icon award supported by the Swarovski Foundation. The event committee included Dorota Audemars, Erin Bell, Yan Du, Xavier Hufkens, Jay Jopling, Christian Levett, Florence Levett, Luigi Maramotti, Lorcan O’Neill, Irene Panagopoulos, Maria Sukkar and Cheyenne Westphal.

Whitechapel gallery

2. Who was the highest grossing NFT artist this year with in over $330 million in sales?

B) Pak - @muratpak

3. In the run-up to the Fifa World Cup, which Arab Emirates country unveiled a raft of ambitious public art commissions featuring work by Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, and Subodh Gupta amongst others?

A) Qatar

4. Which Van Gogh painting had soup thrown on it at The National Gallery in London in association with climate protestors?

D) Sunflowers

Yayoi Kusama, Dancing Pumpkin, 2020. Yayoi Kusama’s whimsical artworks are part of ‘My Soul Blooms Forever', an expansive outdoor exhibition curated by the Qatar Museums.

Yayoi Kusama, Dancing Pumpkin, 2020. Yayoi Kusama’s whimsical artworks are part of ‘My Soul Blooms Forever', an expansive outdoor exhibition curated by the Qatar Museums.

Qatar Museums, David Zwirner, Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro.

5. Which institution won Art Fund’s 2023 museum of the year award?

A) Horniman Museum and Gardens

6. Which Banksy artwork was at the forefront of an EU trademark/copyright case involving the artist?

C) Laugh Now

7. Which artist created Serpentine Gallery’s 21st Serpentine Pavilion?

B) Theaster Gates

8. Which Hang-Up exhibition is currently on and running till January 2023?

C) David Shrigley: Mainly Multiples, Some Paintings & Other Stuff Too

In case you missed the first part of our art quiz...

Hang-Up’s End of Year Art Quiz 2022 | Part 1
Lifestyle

Hang-Up’s End of Year Art Quiz 2022 | Part 1

6 Dec 2022

This year has been full of notable art moments, from the so-called ‘Olympics of Art’ (the Venice Biennale), to Frieze, record-breaking auction results, and the return of Banksy. Below is Hang-Up’s end of year 2022 art quiz. Test your knowledge with these 8 questions…

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