Art & Culture

Art & Culture

JAPONISME: The Influence of Japanese Prints in Western Modern Art - Online Nov 29

This will look briefly at the historical context in which Japanese prints arrived in Europe in the 1850’s, before looking in greater detail at the influence they had on Modern Art movements. With their simple lines, flattened perspective and unusual colour juxtapositions, the eastern reproductions began to play an important role in the development of visual arts. Artists featured included Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin among others. Presented by Corcovado Arts

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ONLINE Modern Art Series: Post Impressionism - van Gogh/Cezanne/Gauguin

This short series examines pivotal moments that changed the history of Western Art. From the birth of Impressionism to Matisse and Picasso’s avant-gardes experimentations, the lectures will explore the exciting art history of 19th and 20th century art. Artists Featured: van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso among others. Aug 12 , 8:PM-> Post Impressionism Aug 19 -> Matisse/Picasso Presented by Corcovado Arts

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EAST/WEST ARTISTIC DIALOGUE: Chinese Ink - Wu Guanzhong / NOV 1 & 8

Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic tradition of the World and has been an integral part of the artistic East-Asian repertoire throughout history. This series will review the fundamentals of Chinese Ink painting while introducing acclaimed Chinese artists Wu Guanzhong considered the father of modern Chinese painting. Presented by corcovado arts

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ONLINE High Renaissance - Baroque: Pre Modern Art Series

This two-session series provides a concise overview of the High Renaissance period followed by the Baroque era. They will lay out the foundations and highlights of the artistic developments in Europe that represent some of the high points in Western Art. Artist featured include Caravaggio, Velazquez and Rembrandt. Aug 10 -> Baroque and the Spanish/Dutch Golden Age Presented by Corcovado Arts

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The Nude in Art: A Leading Subject in Art History - ONLINE Sessions - Oct 7

Nude figures, as old as art itself, appear in the art of most cultures, but are particular present in the History of Western Art. This two-session series will trace the portrayal of the Nude body during the course of history from Classical times through the Renaissance and the Neoclassical to Modern Era. Oct 7 -> Neoclassical to Modern Presented by Corcovado Arts