Claude Monet’s father disapproved of his painting and instead wanted him to be a grocer. Pablo Picasso was a terrible student who often ended up in detention. Vincent Van Gogh’s earliest career aspiration was to be a pastor. Before becoming famous artists, they were average human beings with big dreams. It was creativity and vision that allowed these artists to become some of the greatest of all time.
Throughout the month of August, MOVA International is celebrating these artists for Art Appreciation month. Our goal is to encourage appreciation and understanding of the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques. Are you familiar with some of the most famous artists and artworks of all time? Do you think you have what it takes to become an art connoisseur? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz: How well do you know art?