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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
No Upcoming Schedules

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

No Upcoming Schedules
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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...

$40
No Upcoming Schedules
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Fashionably Strange: A History of Victorian Creepiness

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

There’s a general consensus in film and media that Victorians were a bit… odd to say the least. But what did they do that made them so odd, so strange, so creepy? From professional mourning clothing, taxidermy, and an obsession with death to bizarre photography and fashionable communication with the spirit world, there’s no doubt that the Victorians...

$8
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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,...

$165
No Upcoming Schedules
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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...

$180

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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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...

$8
No Upcoming Schedules
(505)

Fall Shows in Chelsea

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours

This class will focus on a handful of major players in the contemporary art world. We will stop in four of Chelsea’s highly influential galleries to see the some of the most popular shows of the moment. We’ll conclude with a stroll along the High Line, where we’ll see the beautiful park’s new sculptures installations. All of our classes allow...

$55
No Upcoming Schedules
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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.

$405

9 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Art History: Unpack (Action Objects)

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

This workshop series draws from the intersecting histories of performance art and object making. From Allan Kaprow’s Happenings in 1957 to Adrian Piper’s street performances, from contemporary performative poetry to Internet-based live practices, develop new ways of making.  Classes will begin with studio based exercises developing art objects....

$130

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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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...

$20
No Upcoming Schedules
(35)

Making Feminist Art: Theory and Practice

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

What makes art feminist, and how can feminism become part of your art practice? Museum visits, lectures, and class discussions introduce major introduce major aesthetic, intellectual, and technical approaches to feminist art, from nature printing to performance, painting to baking, and the work of contemporaries including Sherry Levine, Martha Rosler,...

$225

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(55)

Street Art in the Latin World

at Fluent City - Bushwick
538 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237

With a rich street culture, prolific muralism, and elaborate city festivals, taking one’s creative  spirit to the streets is a long lasting practice in Latin America. The colorful and vibrant street  art of the region is amongst the most exciting in the world. In this workshop, you will learn about the history and origins of street art...

$40
No Upcoming Schedules
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From Classical Greece and Rome to Neoclassicism

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

This course covers the development of painting, sculpture, and architecture from Classical Greece and Rome to Neoclassicism. It emphasizes the place of the visual arts in the history of civilization, considering the political, economic, social and cultural context.  It includes the study of significant works in New York museums, especially the...

$290

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Not Your Mother's Stained Glass

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn Heights
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In this lecture, Judith Schaechter will discuss the design and technical aspects of her groundbreaking stained glass work. How do ideas become artworks anyway? Judith will discuss how she wrestles the immaterial into physical matter and how she often goes through multiple iterations before coming to any sort of resolution.   Following the lecture,...

$30
No Upcoming Schedules
(505)