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Jewish Art Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish art and artists?

The earliest pieces of Jewish art were religious objects — Torah adornments, marriage certificates, tombstones–that were illuminated. Relatively recently, “art for art’s sake” became a concept — and the Jewish world quickly adapted, producing such notable talents as Marc Chagall and Yaacov Agam. How much do you know about Jewish art?

Question 1 of 10
Archie Rand is famous for painting a synagogue mural in which American city?
Question 2 of 10
Modigliani, an Italian Jewish painter of the early 20th century, settled in which European city?
Question 3 of 10
Which artist, and eventual Holocaust victim, captured the fear of the time in his painting, "Self Portrait with Jewish Identity Card"?
Question 4 of 10
What was Chaim Soutine's signature style?
Question 5 of 10
Camile Pissaro is best known as a/an
Question 6 of 10
What does hiddur mitzvah mean?
Question 7 of 10
Which artist thought of himself as "Roosevelt's soldier with a pen"?
Question 8 of 10
The Supreme Court building in Jerusalem was built to face both the city and the:
Question 9 of 10
Who is often thought of as the "first Jewish painter?"
Question 10 of 10
True or False: Micrography creates images out of words

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