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Agnes Martin: Guggenheim

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Upper East Side
1071 5th Ave Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York 10128

Until her death in 2004, Agnes Martin was considered one of the world’s most successful–and understated– female artists. Though labeled a Minimalist, her work doesn’t entirely fit that label. Her signature grids look mechanical but are painstakingly handmade; they signify mathematical precision and landscapes of the American Southwest; though...

$45
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Inventories, Lists, and Catalogues

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

If you could make a list of anything, what would you make a list of? The list offers a form that is simultaneously practical, curatorial, and aesthetic. The internet is in effect an endless list – an impossibly vast archive of human culture. In this workshop we’ll investigate the rich history of inventories, lists and catalogues in art and literature,...

$100

2 sessions

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Intro to Antique Jewelry: History and Materials

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

Jewelry has been an important part of human culture since time immemorial. An understanding of the aesthetics, ethos and technology surrounding antique jewelry can provide surprising insights to the greater history of the world. Or perhaps you’d just like to understand the difference between carats and karats. This class will explore the history...

$11
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Quick Sketching Techniques for Interiors

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Even in the age of digital drawing, quick hand sketches remain the most effective way of communicating with clients and colleagues on the spur of the moment. Learn how to “sketch at the speed of light” to illustrate your ideas using quick techniques and basic materials.

$575

8 sessions

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Blek le Rat to Invader: Street Art from France

at Fluent City - SoHo
568 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10012

France is most prolific bastion of the street art movement. Traceable to the early 70s, French artists instigated political conversations and ignited protests through decollage, wheat pasting, stenciling, posters and more. Learn how styles developed to address political issues and who emerged as French leaders in the street art scene. Takeaways •...

$40
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Basic 2D Drafting Using AutoCAD

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Take advantage of the functionality and productivity found in AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD in this hands-on course and discover how to efficiently prepare 2D digital drawings. Specifically designed for interior designers and using the Microsoft operating system, this course will cover the basics of AutoCAD drawing software.  Topics...

$675

7 sessions

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Not for Children: The Dark Side of Greek Mythology

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

We are often introduced to Greek mythology as children. Which is logical, as stories about gods, goddesses, heroes and sphinges (the plural of ‘sphinx’) have enchanted children for hundreds of years. However, you might have missed some of the more gruesome parts of these stories, such as when Heracles murdered his own children or what happened...

$11
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Art History Series: Couples in the Art World

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Complex lives lived for the love of Art and each other! M1: Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter One of the first power couples of the art world. Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst The two fell in love when Max Ernst visited the studio of Tannings, started a game of chess and,as they say, the rest is history. M2: Salvador Dali and his Gala  Long-time...

$30
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Preserving Guastavino's Tiles

at Inst. of Classical Architecture & Art - Midtown
20 W 44th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10036

Learn about the crossroads between architecture, engineering, and historic preservation through the lens of the landmarked Eglise de Notre Dame in Morningside Heights.  Important Things to Note: This course provides a hands-on study of the architecture of Cross & Cross and the techniques of the R. Guastavino Company.  Students will...

$160

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

The Alchemy of Light- An Introduction to Pigment

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

How does light work in pigments to make color tactile or possibly convey taste? This class will introduce the various personalities of pigments and explain how they stack and suspend in binders. This workshop will serve as an introduction to the layering system of paint and how one can mimic surface and control light.  You will grind and mull...

$70
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Color Theory for Artists

at Pratt Institute - West Village
144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

This introductory course will provide the foundation to understanding color theory and engaging color as an important tool in your practice, whether rooted in fine art or design. Relationships between color and light are explored via a combination of hands-on color application and interpretation, class discussions and off-site visits to museums, galleries,...

$680

10 sessions

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Making Erotic Art: Theory and Practice

at Shoestring Press - Crown Heights
640 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Can pornography be art? Is there a difference between smut and erotica? Museum visits, lectures, and class discussions introduce major introduce major aesthetic, intellectual, and technical approaches to erotic art, from Roman graffiti to hardcore pornography, painting to burlesque, and the work of artists including Egon Schiele, Tom of Finland, Hokusai,...

$225

5 sessions

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Global Marxism

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Boerum Hill
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Few thinkers in modern history have had a larger or more global reception than Karl Marx. For much of the 20th century in particular, movements for justice and liberation – economic, national, racial, gendered – embraced Marxism in many of its myriad iterations. Yet, in the view of some scholars, this was largely a one-way street of “colonial...

$315

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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History of American Art I: 1900 - 1945

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

This course will provide an in-depth survey of the history of the arts in the United States, with a particular focus on painting, between 1900-1945. Beginning with The Ash Can School, it will focus on the major art historical movements such as The Stieglitz Circle, The Regionalists, The Social Realists, The American Modernists, The New Deal artists...

$340

8 sessions

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The Elements of Classical Architecture: The Ionic Order

at Inst. of Classical Architecture & Art - Midtown
20 W 44th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10036

Join the ICAA for an introductory course on the components of the Classical Orders, with particular emphasis on and detailed instruction in drawing the Ionic Order.  Important Things to Note: The Classical Orders have guided the practice of classical architecture since antiquity and this course will present a spectrum of detail and...

$120
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