Do you love art? Have you an interest in famous painters, architects, and sculptors? Did you love studying the Renaissance period back in high school or college? If so, you’ll love the following Humanities crossword puzzles. These puzzles and more will keep you busy for hours just trying to complete them.
Here is a light one to start you all with: the Artists Network crossword. Are you familiar with painters such as Matisse, De Vinci, Rembrandt, and Fischl? How about expressions used in art to represent colors and art methods? For example, this may be the art of paper folding or a word meaning variations of a color. If you need hints there are words not related to humanities as well, which can serve as clues.
What other name is the Renaissance masterpiece, “The Mona Lisa” known by? What is the allegorical masterpiece by Sandro Botticelli? Who was depicted as Raphael’s famous fresco, “The School of Athens?” Infoplease has a larger interactive crossword puzzle entitled Renaissance Artists. It is an interactive online puzzle with a mix of Renaissance and general clues. Answers to single words or the entire puzzle can be revealed. The answers are: Lagioconda, Birth of Venus, and Plato.
Can you name less known inventors, artists, and art terms? What is a style in painting and music that literally means new classicism? What technique gives depth to a two-dimensional surface? What do you call a painting using several shades of the same color? Who was the African-American artist known for his scenes of Harlem in bold colors and basic shapes? The fifty-some clues on the Humanities Through the Arts crossword contains these clues and more.
Finally, the McGraw-Hill educational series offers six crossword puzzles based on the book and course of Landmarks In Humanities. Each contains a total of around 20 clues combined based on a single-volume survey book of global culture designed for students of humanities, cultural history, and school of the arts. It covers the most notable monuments of the human imagination and subjects as architecture, philosophy, literature, and music. See this site for more details.