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The School of Making Thinking - Wound Dwelling

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, an experimental college, and a nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants are able to develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art-making, thinking and living.   WOUND DWELLING:...

$180

8 sessions

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

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Summer Art Immersion

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

2 courses per week in either painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, video, or animation. 2 gallery visits 2 museum visits 2 survey classes in Western Art History Constructive feedback on individual work Certificate of completion Note:  Fee includes $50 first time registration fee. Q&A Q: Is there a work-study program...

$1,800

10 sessions

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Art Theory: Unpack (Dine and Discourse)

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

Need help unpacking ideas for proposals and exhibitions?  This workshop series will aid art makers in developing and problem solving ideas that feel blocked or buried. Each week participants discuss potential projects and create diagrams to put the concept in motion over a shared meal.

$130

4 sessions

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Art History Series: Intro to Indian and Chinese Art

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

You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the history...

$35
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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

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Politics for the People: Anarchism

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

Anarchism is the most radically revolutionary school of political thought, rejecting the state and its hierarchy of domination in pursuit of radical human freedom. From its roots in ancient thought to the struggle against industrial capitalism, this class will explore the profound political, social, and cultural implications of the anarchist faith...

$10
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Frida Today: Her Influence on Contemporary Art

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Art historian and Professor Edward J. Sullivan examines notable artists across the Americas, revealing Kahlo's influence on their highly personal explorations of art, national heritage, and identity.

$25
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