East Meets West: Russian Art at the Turn of the Century is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 6 other Art History Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

East Meets West: Russian Art at the Turn of the Century

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop

(14)
Course Details
Price:
$292.50
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
The Loop, Downtown/Loop
112 S Michigan Ave
Btwn E Monroe & E Adams Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60603
(Map)
Important:
Building and room: MacLean 619
Course number 2447
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Nika Levando

What you'll learn in this art history class:

The title of this course, East Meets West, signals a thematic tension that continues to prevail across both political and artistic landscapes between Russia and the West. In this course, we will explore art produced by Russian artists at the turn of the 20th century, and discuss how their artistic production was either parallel or perpendicular to the practices of their European counterparts. In particular, we will discuss and question the themes of patriotism, nationalism, and propaganda that still permeate post-Soviet era artistic practice today. Readings will vary but will typically include text and selections from Amazons of the Avant Garde by Bowlt and Drutt, Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives by Hardiman, and catalogues by Yevgeniya Petrova from the St. Petersburg State Hermitage Museum. Some of the artists we will study in this course will include Natalia Goncharova, Alexander Rodchenko, Kazimir Malevich, Lyobov Popova, and Vladimir Tatlin, among others. We will briefly touch upon European artists of the same period, as reference material to drive discussions around the theme of East versus West. A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago


Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
FOR ADULTS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund one week prior to first class.
  • No refunds will be issued less that one week prior to first class.
FOR KIDS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to Friday, May 13.
  • 100 percent tuition refund less $100 cancellation fee after May 13 and prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class has met.
Any requests for exceptions to the cancellation policy as stated above must be submitted in writing and accompanied by the school's refund exception form which will be sent to you by CourseHorse after we receive your request.

Map

Google Map

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 2925 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (14)

School: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

​Be at the Center of Creativity

Continuing Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) provides the highest quality educational opportunities in art and design through courses tailored exclusively for adults, including teachers, high school students in grades nine through 12, middle...

Read more about School of the Art Institute of Chicago

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

6 Top Choices

Virtual Art History: The French Renaissance

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chelsea Blance - Virtual Learning via Zoom

The course will be on the evolution of the French Renaissance, focusing on the redesign of Fontainebleau by Francois I. We will learn how the School of Fointainebleau was inspired by Italian artists brought on by Francois I and how the style bean to permeate all aspects of French arts, outside of solely interior design. Artists who we will be discussed...

Friday Dec 4th, 6pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time

Photo History: Deconstructing the Nude

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Houston Center for Photography - Online Online Classroom, Houston, Texas 00000

Depictions of the nude body are inherently political. Even when presented as a purely aesthetic object, especially then, it’s imbued with meaning and context. In this online class, students will explore the history of photography and the nude and discuss the difference between nude, nakedness, and the implied nude in photography. We will investigate...

Saturday Dec 5th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$175

3 sessions

Cabaret Conversations

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Award winning cabaret performer and member of the 92Y Music Faculty, Michael Kirk Lane curates a series of conversations about the artform of cabaret in New York City. Welcoming performers, directors, and journalists, these conversations will delve into the history and current state of this unique performance style. Each conversation will also include...

Monday Dec 7th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Master Copy

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Shoestring Press - Virtual Classroom

In this online course we will delve deep into the careful construction of a master work of art. Students may choose to work as a class with the instructor on an artist of the instructor’s choice, or choose their own Master Artist from the Met’s online collection of high resolution images. From the Neo-Classical restraint of Ingres' otherworldly...

Saturday Dec 19th, 12pm - 3pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$200

4 sessions

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Art Seminar: The Body in Art: A History of Presence & Absence The body has been both a subject and a medium of art for millennia. We’ll look at multiple forms of art that explore the body as both a visceral location and a representation of identity. Looking beyond portraiture, our focus will include feminist and queer histories, ritual practices,...

Wednesday Jan 6th, 10am - 11:30am Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$130

6 sessions

Art Terms in Action: Art History and You

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn art historical references, styles and artists each week, and then experiment with the various technique introduced for yourself. We will study and view the history, and then be set free to work on a piece in that particular form or technique.  Additional time will be given if a learner requires more instruction on how to use the materials....

Monday Jan 11th, 4:15pm - 5:45pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$120

6 sessions