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Series – 3 pm – Late 19th and 20th Century Art with Kathleen Key

April 29, 2019 2:45 pm
April 29, 2019 4:30 pm
1740 Calle De Mercado Suites B & D, Las Cruces NM 88005   View map


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Refreshments start 1/2 hour before class time.


Explore late 19th Century and the complete 20th Century art history with art historian Kathleen Key. This is a 9 week series starting April 29 and running through June 24. There that will be two back to back classes that you may attend: either 3 to 4:30 p.m. OR 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Refreshment are served starting 1/2 hour before class time.

This class is nine weeks of fantastic art all from one century…the 20th century and a little from the 19th century! We will begin with a review of Impressionists then move to Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque and the many many artists who were influenced by the Cubist movement. Next will be Henri Matisse and artists in the Fauvist movement. Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Franz Marc and the artists in the German Expressionist movement will be our third lecture. We will also cover the Bauhaus movement in Germany and Dada and Surrealism in Europe as well as modernist artists working in the USA before 1950. The last lectures will feature art after World War II with artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper johns, Georgia O’Keefe, Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, Luis Jimenez and many others. Throughout this class we will include the works of great architects and great photographers from our time frame.