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Techniques in Modernist Painting

8-Session Daytime Course

Wednesday, January 22 to March 11, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Code: 1K00UJ
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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.

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Instructor: Shahin Talishkhan

World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit*

8 sessions; 3 hours each

*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.

Location
S. Dillon Ripley Center
Room 3038/39
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)