Friday, October 28, 2011

PAST: Lunchtime Art Seminar and Discussion at the NGA "Abstract Expressionism: Its Roots and Its Artists" this THURS, Dec 15th from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Advance RSVP Required as space is limited, Free

Lunchtime Art Seminar and Discussion at the NGA
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Advance registration required, register here

A seminar-style luncheon discussion of art history and related readings followed by a gallery tour of relevant art given by Sally Shelburne, lecturer, National Gallery of Art. 25 participants. Advance online registration required.

"Abstract expressionism was the first American art movement to attract international attention; its artists made New York the art capital of the Western world. The suggested readings provide the political and cultural context of the era as well as statements by abstract expressionist artists in the Gallery's collection. Suggested reading: Herschel B. Chipp, Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics (Berkeley, 1968), 501–519; 532–553 as pertinent, and writings by critics Harold Rosenberg, 569, and Clement Greenberg, 577–581."

East Building Concourse, Education Studio
Metro: Judiciary Sq - closest to the East Building

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