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January 2020

Chinese Art History

January 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino A journey through the history of Chinese art, beginning with the amazing terra cotta army of ancient Xi’an. Chinese landscape painting, with its vast and mysterious mountain vistas, will be explored, along with the complementary tradition of bird-and-flower painting, which focuses on the close observation of the beauty of nature and conveys the brilliant colors of petals and feathers. The unique art form of Chinese calligraphy, which since ancient times has been called “a bird on the wing,”…

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CASTLES, TAPESTRIES, AND ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH ART HISTORY FROM ANTIQUITY THROUGH THE RESTORATION

January 6, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

CASTLES, TAPESTRIES, AND ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH ART HISTORY FROM ANTIQUITY THROUGH THE RESTORATION Chris Fasolino Beginning with ancient Britain, students will explore the building of Stonehenge, arrival of Caesar, rise of Londinium (London), and the mineral springs of Bath. Next is the Middle Ages, including illuminated manuscripts and elegant tapestries, with their colorful animal imagery, along with historic architectural sites like the Tower of London and Edinburgh Castle. The Renaissance sees a new emphasis on painting, as artists…

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ART HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH IMPRESSIONISM

January 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino This course is designed to introduce students to the wonders of art history, beginning with the Italian Renaissance and its important experiments in perspective and realism. Brilliant and colorful figures such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo will enliven the study of the Italian Renaissance, and the Northern Renaissance, with the enigmatic mirrors of Jan van Eyck and the scientifically-minded explorations of Albrecht Durer, will be considered as well. This will be followed by the flamboyant Baroque Age,…

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THE HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING

January 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino This new course will be a fitting accompaniment to the exhibition From Homer to Hopper: American Art from the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Did you know that the idea of landscape painting was once controversial? This course will begin with a look at how Leonardo da Vinci and other Italian Renaissance artists realized that landscapes could be much more than just background for portraits. Then students will see how eighteenth-century artists created elaborate landscapes, yet often still felt…

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CAPTAINS, HIGHLANDERS, AND VICTORIANS: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH ART HISTORY FROM THE RESTORATION THROUGH THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

January 10, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$220. – $265.

Chris Fasolino This look at the art history of England and Scotland includes the popular Georgian and Victorian Periods. Insightful portraits by painters like Sir Joshua Reynolds will introduce students to the swashbuckling characters who inspired the adventure stories of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester. Touching family scenes, including children (and, of course, the family dogs!), also mark the painting of the Georgian age, while the elegance of Neoclassical architecture is found in the resort city of Bath. Meanwhile, the…

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