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You never realized these 3 legendary artists were self-taught

Gaining recognition in the world of art is incredibly hard. The stories of these 3 famous self-taught artists prove that everything is possible, even without professional guidance.


Self-education requires a lot of diligence, patience and much more than a little motivation. All the artists from the list received very little or no education – some of them didn't have any degree at all.

Can we guess your level of education? Take this fun trivia quiz to find out.


Do you know any other successful artists without degrees?

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14 Comments
Wayne arrington
Terasgree: What you say is true. If it weren't, I would be a great artist (instead of the genius that I am)
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Mar 18, 2020 5:23PM
teraagee
I knew about the 1st two. A talent is a gift from God. You can't be taught imagination.
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Mar 6, 2020 11:58PM
ninakamwene
Good for them and the sharing of their gifts with us. An informative trivia. Merci.
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Mar 6, 2020 11:06PM
Muhąɱɱąd Usąɱą
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Mar 5, 2020 9:36AM
Marian Fraser
And why is it they had to be educated???? Artistic flair is usually something one is born with.
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Mar 5, 2020 8:39AM
Sean Philips
martygatorgeode, more talented than Van Gogh? Rubbish
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Mar 4, 2020 9:34PM
martygatorgeode
These artists may be famous and their paintings may sell for lots of money but it is obvious they had very little training. There are many artists who are not famous but more talented than these three
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Mar 4, 2020 8:23PM
Elizabeth Topaczewska
My husband paintings are the best,I wish I could show you.
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Mar 4, 2020 6:57PM
Allison Aspden
Interesting ‘back stories ‘ of these artists!
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Mar 4, 2020 6:54PM
Jim Adams
If it ain't Rembrandt it ain’t no good. However, I have to admit my favorite old master painting just happens to be Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”.
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Mar 4, 2020 6:38PM
Wendy Petersen
This makes no sense at all: Van Gogh entered an art academy, which he left several months earlier???????
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Mar 4, 2020 6:25PM
Linda Spreng
Van Gogh is my favorite. Kahlo grew on me quickly. Not all that familiar with Rousseau.
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Mar 4, 2020 6:16PM
Ilias Tsiabardas
Thanks for letting us know this
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Mar 4, 2020 5:51PM
greene
Just learned something new
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Mar 4, 2020 4:37PM

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