Musea Art Contest 12/16/08

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This Greek Sculptor created the first formula of human proportions. It included the idea of eight heads tall. Name him and for extra credit his treatise.

IS Polyclitus with his treatise called Canon.

I had one eligible winner, Larry from Ontario.

I guess the REST of you were stoned!

I don’t dumb down, so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT” or my NEWEST cd CALLED ‘THIRDS” (May ‘07) or my NOW RELEASED cd CALLED ‘FOUR-TH’ (has them all plus videos and more) if you are the first to e-mail me at THIS NEW ADDRESS: with the correct answer to this art question*

Picasso said, “It was while thinking of _________ that I began to paint in blue.” What traumatic event led Picasso to paint blue paintings for 3 years?

Good luck puzzlers! Readers, IF you like these puzzles and would like to resend them to friends, post them on any newsgroup, or any website, please do so. The more the merrier! For tons of past quizzes go to, the musea website at or the Musea blog at And don’t forget the music/videos at


Tom Hendricks (editor of the 16 year old zine Musea)


2 Responses to “Musea Art Contest 12/16/08”

  1. Fi Says:

    He was talking about the suicide of his friend Carlos Casagemas.
    Depression and poverty were other likely factors.

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