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Exploring the Visual Arts

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ClassGraphic This active, welcoming study group is for novice and experienced art lovers. We focus on increasing awareness of and appreciation for painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, and art movements and technique. Looking at individual works and artists, we explore questions such as “What is art?”, “What does visual art say about our world past and present?”, and “What may have been the artist’s intent compared to what meaning we may place on the work when viewed today?” Hence, there is no shortage of debate and no one right answer. And we never forget that art most importantly is fun! Discussion leaders develop talking points on their subjects and choose a mix of video, still images, etc. As needed, the coordinators assist in content preparation. There are no prerequisites or assigned reading other than what each presenter may suggest. Sample topics include 1) Painting: works by Murakami, Decker, Stella, Zzepda, and a demonstration of egg tempera; 2) Architecture: a tour of the BJBE Temple; 3) Sculpture: works by Nevelson, Rodin, and Brancusi. The study group coordinators will lead the first few discussions, and the whole group will help choose the topics for the remainder of the term, usually including one or two local field trips.

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

500 Davis Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Roger Heuberger2.Mary Jon Girard 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/11/2018 - 12/11/2018 Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM Evanston, 500 Davis Center  Map Mary Jon Girard  ; Roger Heuberger  ClassRoom