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Techniques in Modernist Painting
8-Session Daytime Course
Tuesday, October 15 to December 10, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)
"Still life in front of a window at Saint-Raphael", 1919, by Picasso
Students in this 8-session course are invited to experiment with a variety of modernist painting styles such as cubism, suprematism, and abstract expressionism. Through a series of exercises, including still-life setups and model sessions, participants learn practical applications of the concepts and techniques of modernism. The class includes lecture, demonstration, group discussion, and critique sessions.
Designed for painting students of all skill levels, the class moves students beyond the basics to focus on discovering and developing their own unique visual language.
A supply list may be downloaded from this page no later than 2 weeks prior to the first session.
Instructor: Shahin Talishkhan
8 sessions; 3 hours each (no class Nov. 26)
World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit*
*Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)