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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...


2 sessions

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Telling Your Story: Writing Skills for Designers

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

In today's fast-paced, globalized world of 140 character messages and sound bites, many of us rely on texting and email to communicate our professionalism, personality, thoughts, and concerns. Every word carries meaning and every sentence we send into the world -- either electronically or print -- needs to be an effective and compelling blend of fact,...


4 sessions

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Art Collecting: A Crash Course

at Fluent City - Greenwich Village
64 W 3rd St, New York, New York 10012

This workshop will provide easy tools for understanding and exploring the art world. Tze Chun, the Founder of NYC gallery Uprise Art, gives an overview of the art market and the different players within it, as well as a step by step approach to building your art collection. She'll discuss avenues for finding, buying, and discovering artwork and provide...

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Art and Life Forms II: Ikebana

at Sapar Contemporary - TriBeCa
9 N Moore St, New York, New York 10013

Art and Life Forms II | Ryusein-ha style Ikebana and Shinji Turner-Yamamoto’s work. The 2nd edition of our Life & Art Form series is a traditional Japanese Ikebana Workshop, with accomplished artist Masako Gibeault, recognized expert in the Traditional Art of Japan. This workshop will introduce the history of Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art...

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Art From 1910 to 1945

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

This course traces the development of painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from 1910 to the end of WWII. References are also made to the graphic arts, cinema, fashion, and design when they are of major significance in the development of a particular style, period or artist.  Since a great number of major artists were creating significant...


8 sessions

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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,...


10 sessions

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MAC USERS: Basic 2D Drafting Using AutoCAD

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

It’s not too late to learn AutoCAD! Specifically designed for interior designers, this course will cover basic drafting of plans, elevations, and details using AutoCAD. Hands-on practice and small class size allow students to become comfortable and competent in basic AutoCAD and 2D digital drafting using the Macintosh operating system.


7 sessions

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School Of Making Thinking - Prophetic Activist Art

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

The School of Making Thinking is an artist/thinker residency program, experimental college, and nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art making, thinking and living. THE SCHOOL OF MAKING THINKING @ ABRONS...


9 sessions

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Introduction to Street Art

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

Since the early 2000s, street art has surfaced onto the walls of cities across the globe and has prevailed as the dominant urban visual culture. In bustling cities like New York City we encounter street art everyday: on our subway ride to work, during weekend strolls in Chelsea or Soho, after a late night in Williamsburg, or as we explore the up-and-coming...

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Rhythms of Korea

at The Korea Society - Midtown East
950 3rd Ave 8th Fl, New York, New York 10022

Try your hand at the rhythms of Korea in this new drumming series. Participants explore Korea’s percussion heritage through six sessions of hands-on instruction guided by percussionist Brian Chae. This workshop series focuses on samulnori, a type of pungmul or folk music. Samulnori means “four objects play.” The four objects are: kwaenggwari...


6 sessions

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History of Erotic Art

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

When does art cross the line from nudity into eroticism? In this class, we'll discuss various works of art featuring the nude form, from prehistoric to modern, and discover what exactly makes a painting obscene and sexual as opposed to just sensual and depicting the human body. Finally, we will determine whether or not these works were seen as “too...

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Color Theory

at Educational Alliance Art School - Lower East Side
197 East Broadway, New York, New York 10002

An essential class for artists and designers, this course covers the aspects of color and light, visual perception of color, and color mixing. Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and hands on exercises, students investigate color theory, as well as the history and use of color.


9 sessions

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Art Theory: The Videopoem

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

This class introduces students to the videopoem, an emerging genre that mixes visual art with words that thrives online. Participants will look at the history of the videopoem from its forerunners in works from William Blake and Jan Svankmajer to the work of modern masters like Bianca Stone and Joshua Mulligan.  Brainstorm ways to pair visual...

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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...

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Unisphere: Miracle in the Meadow

at New York Institute of Technology - Upper West Side
1855 Broadway, New York, New York 10023

Students will learn the history and architecture behind the centerpiece of the 1964/65 New York World's Fair -- the Unisphere. The tradition of erecting a centerpiece for a Universal Exposition (a.k.a. World’s Fair) dates back to 1889. A group of New York City businessmen, recruited a much-older (and less-popular) Robert Moses to create, once again,...

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