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  1. The Manneken Pis is a landmark bronze fountain sculpture in the centre of which European city?
  2. Superlambanana is a bright yellow sculpture in which British city?
  3. Who created Chicago's Cloud Gate, which is often called "The Bean" by locals?
  4. Which French sculptor, generally considered the founder of modern sculpture, is best known for such sculptures as The Thinker, The Kiss and The Gates of Hell?




  5. Which sculptress, born in Wakefield in 1903, was one of the few female artists of her generation to achieve international prominence?
  6. Whose bronze bust of Winston Churchill was completed in 1947 and cast in an edition of about 10, one of which is displayed in the Oval Office?
  7. The Brillo Box is perhaps the best known of a series of sculptural by which artist?
  8. Whose Balloon Dog sculpture broke the record for the highest sum ever paid for a work by a living artist?
  9. Who created the sculpture Maquette for Guitar out of pieces of cardboard, paper, string, and wire?
  10. Who created the bronze sculpture Reclining Figure 1969–70?
  11. Who fashioned The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer out of wax, although subsequent bronze copies were cast after the artist's death in 1917?
  12. David is a marble masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504 by which artist?
  13. Which sculpture is named after Aphrodite's Roman name, and the Greek island where it was discovered?
  14. America, a sculpture by Maurizio Cattelan made of solid gold, is a fully functioning what?
  15. Whose best known works are the four bronze lion sculptures at the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square?
  16. Sculptor Edvard Eriksen created which bronze statue, that was unveiled in August, 1913?
  17. A sculpture of a train created in 1997 on the outskirts of Darlington is made of which material?
  18. What's the name of the piece of modern sculpture by Antony Gormley consisting of 100 cast iron figures on Crosby Beach in Merseyside?
  19. The Parthenon Marbles (or Elgin Marbles) are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures made under the supervision of which sculptor?
  20. In which town is the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden?




Answers:

  1. Brussels
  2. Liverpool
  3. Anish Kapoor
  4. Auguste Rodin
  5. Barbara Hepworth
  6. Jacob Epstein's
  7. Andy Warhol
  8. Jeff Koons
  9. Pablo Picasso (in 1912)
  10. Henry Moore
  11. Edgar Degas
  12. Michelangelo
  13. Venus de Milo
  14. Toilet (it made headlines by being stolen in 2019 from Blenheim Palace)
  15. Edwin Landseer
  16. The Little Mermaid
  17. Brick (it's called the Brick Train)
  18. Another Place
  19. Phidias
  20. St Ives, Cornwal