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Contemporary Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Right after the end of World War 2, The United States thrived as the most powerful and influential political force. New York in particular becomes the international center of the cultural and artistic world. What Paris had been for roughly a century, New York becomes in very few years for a long time. This course will provide an in-depth survey of...

$340

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Donna Haraway: Gender, Science, and Objectivity

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Over a career spanning four decades, philosopher of science Donna Haraway has revolutionized how social theorists and technoscience practitioners understand the situated objectivity of scientific knowledge, with special attention to the ways in which technoscience assigns biological meaning to social categories of gender. While Haraway is most famously...

$315

4 sessions

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Theory and Practice in Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods and styles. In addition, you'll learn how to create a portfolio from the point of view of a dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as lectures on...

$340

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Gothic to Baroque

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

The course offers a survey of painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe. It will cover the artistic production of the 14th century in Italy through the Italian and Northern Renaissance and the Baroque period.  Each section will place the art within a global, cultural context, analyzing the great monuments and masterpieces through digital...

$290

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Art Reading

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

Made up of writers, artists, curators, teachers, activists, philanthropists, dignitaries, acrobats, and anyone else willing to admit that they like to read. The Abrons Art Reading Group books are nominated by members who attend monthly meetings.  Past Selections include:  Ben Davis' 9.5 Thesis on Art and Class,  David Joselit's...

Free
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Thoreau's Wildflowers & Thoreau's Animals

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Just in time for Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday in July, find out how Thoreau’s observations of the flowering plants and wildlife of his hometown shaped his spiritual life and inspired some of his finest writing. Drawing on the two million words of Thoreau’s Journal, author and editor Geoff Wisner presents Thoreau’s...

$7
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The Materials of Drawing

at Marbury NYC - Gramercy
26 Gramercy Park S Ste 9G, New York, New York 10003

Even an experienced artist can find themselves overwhelmed by the vast array of drawing materials found in an art supply store.  Browsing the aisles offers limitless possibilities but often the real potential of each choice is not clear.  This workshop will provide an in-depth examination of a wide variety of materials such as graphite, charcoals,...

$129
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Nothing Dark about the Dark Ages

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

n this class, we'll explore how the misnomer 'Dark Ages' was incorrectly applied to the 12th-15th centuries. It was a time of technological, philosophical, and artistic innovation that paved the way for geniuses of the Renaissance like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarotti. Find out about the invention of the mechanical...

$10
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Art History Series: What to Look for in an Art

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Learn how an artist establishes the mood of a painting and/or makes a statement through utilizing specific visual properties. Gene will discuss individual elements of composition such as line, color, and space, while showing famous works of art that illustrate these properties. Use what you've learned in your own artistic practice, or while deciphering...

$35
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Introduction to Color (3 Sessions)

at Trestle Workshops - Sunset Park
168 7th St 3rd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities.  Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: No, but you will have time to...

$175

3 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art as Propaganda

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Visual art has arguably been used as a form of propaganda throughout most of its history; the early Greeks employed images as a means for maintaining the power structure. This lecture offers a variety of examples in which art has been put in the service of altering public opinion. Special emphasis is placed on the cataclysmic events of the 20th century...

$45
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Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master Architect

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Throughout his 70-year career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright employed new technologies and materials in his designs for a wide range of innovative and iconic residential, religious, cultural and commercial buildings.

$180

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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A Director’s Toolkit

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

This course is designed to present a critical and historic overview of how films are directed, edited, and produced by watching a selection of the most influential films throughout history. Direct connections between the earliest film innovations and current celebrated filmmakers will be analyzed. You will be asked to see 1 – 2 films per week,...

$325

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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The City Transformed: Part I

at Cooper Union

This series of eight slide lectures illustrates the historic transformations of New York City.  Discover how architectural and engineering innovations—along with human ingenuity—transformed New York into a world-class metropolis. Week 1. New York Before the Modern Era, 1620s-1830 Week 2. The Greek Revival 1830-1845 Week 3. The Neo-Gothic...

$300

10 sessions

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Noise Machines

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

NOISE MACHINES | Alison Kuo & Williamson Brasfield November 3 & 10 | Thursdays | 7 – 9 PM $30 | 2 Sessions | Register Taking Luigi Russolo's futurist Intonorumori Orchestra and Musique Concrete as a point of departure, "Noise Machines" will explore the invention of sculptural instruments in a course designed to encourage creative...

$30

2 sessions

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