Sundays – Art History Appreciation

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Sundays – Art History Appreciation

2/4, 2/11, 2/18, & 2/ 25 @ 2:00 PM/CH

2/4 Frida Kahlo – employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, post colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her paintings often had strong autobiographical elements and mixed realism with fantasy. She has become an icon of the women’s movement, and explored issues of culture, female identity, pain and Mexican identity.

2/11Goya – Francisco Goya is considered the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. His paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporary historical upheavals and influenced important 19th- and 20th-century painters. Goya is often referred to as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns.

2/18 Delacroix – Eugene Delacroix was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school

2/25 The Macchaioli – The Italian art movement that mirrored/inspired impressionism – who were the artists that broke away from classicism and academic traditions and inspired the Impressionist Movement.