Are You Artsy Enough for This Arts Puzzle?

Robert Frost Still
Robert Frost puzzled over two roads diverging in a wood. Now it's your turn to puzzle over this arts game.

Instructions: This puzzle is based on sequential logic. In other words, you should use your answer to the question immediately before to help answer the next question. Try to see how far you can get without Googling anything!

Non-Arts Example:

Use this one as a test run to familiarize yourself with the general format of this puzzle.

  1. Patrón is a brand of (A).

  2. The word (A) originates from a town in the country of (B).

  3. (C) was the first president who visited (B) while in office.

  4. While in college, (C) was part of a private club called (D).

  5. In Game of Thrones, (D) was worn by a member of (E).

  6. Who ultimately killed the king of (E)?

A – tequila, B – Mexico, C – Taft, D – Skull and Bones, E – the wildlings, Final Answer – Jon Snow

Now to actually begin… are you artsy enough to solve this arts puzzle?

  1. On April 5, 2019, Lil Nas X released a remix of the song Old Town (A) with Billy Ray Cyrus, which currently sits at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100.

  2. “The (A) Not Taken” by Robert Frost is undoubtedly one of the most famous yet most understood poems of all time. The first stanza reads, “Two roads diverged in a (B) wood…”

  3. Full of (B) undertones and completed between 1907 and 1908, (C) is one of Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings.

  4. (C) is also the name of a marble sculpture created by French sculptor (D) in 1882. In recent news, a court in Paris has sentenced two dealers to prison for counterfeiting this sculpture.

  5. (D) also produced a work nearly 20 feet high with 180 figures depicting a scene from (E).

  6. By 1963, (F) completed a hundred illustrations also depicting (E) to commemorate that artist’s birthday.

  7. In 1952, (F) created a piece inspired by his wife. This painting includes the name (G), a rather lively sculpture in classical mythology.

  8. What twentieth century play is based on the myth of (G)?

(A) Road, (B) yellow, (C) The Kiss, (D) Auguste Rodin, (E) Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, (F) Salvador Dalí, (G) Galatea, Final Answer: George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion (1913)