January 2021 Crossword: Art, Artists, and Famous Paintings


Maggie Schneider

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3) Art form associated with Frida Kahlo

7) Graffiti artist with the iconic SAMO tag

11) Surrealist painter with a notable mustache

12) Series of Monet paintings set on a pond

13) Grant Wood painting of a pitchfork-wielding couple

16) Time-bending painting of 11-Across

19) Painter of red, white, and blue squares

20) Pop artist with drawings of cartoonish babies and barking dogs


1) Features of many a Yayoi Kusama artwork

2) Brand famously portrayed by Warhol

4) Impressionist who painted bowls of fruit

5) Artist who, in his later years, “painted” with scissors

6) American artist known for her abstract depiction of flowers

8) Hokusai painting that made quite the splash?

9) Looming creature sculpted by Louise Bourgeois

10) Surrealist painter who insisted, “This is not a pipe”

14) Van Gogh scene that’s surprisingly not packed with celebrities?

15) Adornment depicted in a famous Vermeer painting

17) Painter who used the chaotic drip technique

18) Gold-tiled painting by Gustav Klimt


Answer Key


3) Self Portrait

7) Basquiat

11) Dalí

12) Water Lilies

13) American Gothic

16) The Persistence of Memory

19) Mondrian

20) Keith Haring



1) Polka Dots

2) Campbell’s

4) Cezanne

5) Matisse

6) O’Keeffe

8) The Great Wave

9) Spider

10) Magritte

14) Starry Night

15) Pearl Earring

17) Pollock

18) The Kiss