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Sci-Art: The Art-Science Continuum

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

Are you interested in how physics, biology, and technology have influenced and shaped art throughout the centuries and vice versa?  This course will examine the relationship between art and science from past to present exploring topics such as physics, bio-art, cyber-culture, bio-ethics, hacktivisim, net art, new media, neurology, perception,...

$180

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Exploring Contemporary Art

at Sotheby's Institute of Art - Midtown East
570 Lexington Ave , New York, New York 10022

Students enrolled in this class will learn about contemporary art, surveying the trends and movements that have shaped the period. This class is a one week intensive course. Through a combination of lectures and visits to museums, galleries and artist studios, students will see the work of some of contemporary art's leading lights and discover those...

$1,595

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

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Dances For Solidarity

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

Dances For Solidarity invites the public to participate in weekly letter writing workshops to incarcerated people in solitary confinement. Together the participants will devise a list of simple movement gestures that are open to interpretation and will mail this list, along with a short letter, to a variety of incarcerated people. The incarcerated...

Free

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Reading Palladio

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

Palladio himself can be read, that is to say, directly encountered, through his books, his buildings, and his surviving drawings. In setting out to more carefully read Palladio, this course will endeavor to discover what distinguishes Palladio's work (his artistry) from that of his immediate, and subsequent, followers. Andrea Palladio (1508 - 1580,...

$340

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

How to Live Together (Pedagogical Reenactment)

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

In 1976, French cultural critic and semiotician, Roland Barthes taught his first seminar at the Collège de France entitled How to Live Together.  This course will reenact and reimagine Barthes's seminar by using Barthes's recently translated and published lecture notes as a syllabus and score.  Over four sessions participants will read...

$98

3 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art Theory: Body Expenditures

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

Work with performance focusing on bodies under the influence of contemporary labor practices and the hard borders of geopolitics, law, and gender.  In this studio-laboratory explore how relevant texts can translate into movement, how arbitrary borders become lived experience, and how work remakes the body. The culmination of this workshop series...

$125

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Wish You Were Here: American Art Galleries Trip

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Even if you're not headed out of town this summer, you can take a virtual trip through art history. Visit the newly re-installed American Art galleries at the Brooklyn Museum and learn how American artists thought about travel in the 1800s and early 1900s. Class will meet at the Brooklyn Museum. 

$12
No Upcoming Schedules
(469)

Art Collecting: Everything You Need to Know

at One River School - Englewood
49 N Dean St, Englewood, New Jersey 07631

This course is an opportunity for students who are interested in understanding today's contemporary art landscape and want guidance in collecting contemporary art - both in theory and in practice. We will focus on important topics and trends in art history from 1970 through today. Lectures will illustrate how to value art and how to understand and...

$275

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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The Artist and Today’s Art World

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

What does it take to be creative, self-expressive, conceptually sound and an innovator in today’s art world? Develop your personal project with rigor and thorough analysis to create work that has both visual and conceptual impact.  Artists working today should make work that reflects our world and also be aware of art that has been made before....

$325

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Femmage: Collage, Painting and Revolution

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

Join National Academician Melissa Meyer for an exciting exploration of Collage inspired by the Miriam Schapiro Retrospective and their co-authored 1978 Heresies' article "Waste Not, Want Not: Femmage". Students will visit the Miriam Schapiro's exhibition in the Museum, reflect on the article, and engage in a brief discussion of both in relation to...

$350

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art Theory: The Underneath Body

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

Following in the somatic tradition, this class invites participants to tap into different ways of thinking about and experiencing their bodies.  Important Things to Note: Durational improvisation will shape and inform participants’ self-perception.  The practice may unlock new possibilities and depths to understanding one’s anatomy,...

$125

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art Theory: The Phenomenology of shoes

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

In this course we will attempt to think with our shoes. We will read works of philosophy and phenomenology, old texts on shoemaking, and new texts on ergonomics.  We’ll look at a lot of shoes (from dress shoes to flip flops, high- heels to flats, ski-boots to huaraches, “five finger” shoes, running shoes, pointy shoes, and ruby slipper...

$175

10 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Liar Liar Pants on Fire - Hot Blow Molds

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Glass is the ultimate mimic. Throughout history glass has been employed as a material mimic, pretending to be stone, ceramic, wood, metal. Using the hot blow mold technique and various color applications, students will transform everyday objects into their glassy counterparts.  In this whirlwind week, we will inhabit the mold room, the hot...

$860

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Dyeing w/ Flowers: History & Processes of Natural Dyes

at Brooklyn Public Library - Prospect Heights
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this class, students will learn about the basic processes of dyeing fabric with natural materials. We will discuss the history and current practices of using natural dyes and create our own fabric designs using flowers.  Students will also learn the basics of hand-sewing and plan a project for their dyed fabric. 

Free
No Upcoming Schedules
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Independent Art Study for Adults: Open Studio

at Creatively Wild Art Studio - DUMBO
33 Washington St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Create your own artistic haven, as you develop your own individual discipline in this inspiring space, that will strengthen the personal direction of their work. Receive light instruction and inspiring criticism along with nurturing guidance from professional teaching artists,that push your skills to the next level. Perfect for an advanced level artist...

$450

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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