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Great Artists, History, and Cultural Influence

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ClassGraphic Artists are a part of history. Brueghel, Rubens, Gainsborough, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Kahlo, and Hooper each reflect their time and place. What world events influenced Vermeer? Who backed Manet and bought Sargent? Why did the American Cassatt stay in Paris and the French Gauguin decamp to Polynesia? From Caravaggio to Kahlo, this study group will explore art and artists as representatives of their culture, analyzing the isms of Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Modernism. Each week, two artists representing an art period will be selected. Our resource material will include short videos from major art museums, plus supplementary articles. Each week we will survey a different art period, the history surrounding it, and the milieu of the artists portraying it. Whether you already delight in art or want to begin learning about it, join this expedition.

Class Details

14 Session(s)
Weekly - Thu

500 Davis Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Ken Behles2.Margot Wallace 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/7/2024 - 6/6/2024 Weekly - Thu 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM Evanston, 500 Davis Center  Map Margot Wallace  ; Ken Behles 
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