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Art Lectures

    • Thu, December 14, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
    • 13
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    Thursdays,  December 14

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    Piet Mondrian 1872-1944 Dutch Abstraction

    Piet Mondrian, an artist, theorist and writer, is best known for his growth to purity of abstraction (Neo-Plasticism), which evolved from a spiritual order he saw underlying the visual world. He was fascinated with rhythm and duration, and music was a source of inspiration for him, especially jazz. His “Broadway Boogie-Woogie” of 1942-43 is a fine example of this fascination and inspiration. In his later art works he used variations of line and shapes in three primary colors to express his ideas. This class will present his art and ideas.

    Register by 12/12

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    • Thu, February 08, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
    • 15
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    Thursdays,  February 8

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    Maria Martinez, 1881-1980 -Pueblo Indian Potter

    With the help of her husband and family, Maria Martinez became an internationally famous potter/ceramist, who changed Pueblo Indian utilitarian pottery into the black-on-black pottery, which is now considered to be fine art for collectors and museums.

    Register by 2/06

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    • Thu, March 08, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
    • 15
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    Thursdays, March 8

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    Georgia O’ Keeffe, 1887-1986 Abstraction Painter

    Georgia O’ Keeffe was a U.S. artist, who spent 70 years painting abstractions from nature, New York buildings and New Mexico landscapes. Her abstraction pioneering in art contributed greatly to modernism.

    Register by 3/06

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    • Thu, April 12, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Womanspace William Reif Gallery
    • 15
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    Thursdays, April 12

    Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd

    Louise Nevelson, 1899-1988 Sculpture/Assemblage

    Louise Nevelson was an innovative sculptor, known for her indoor and outdoor sculptures/environments/assemblages, which were created from a variety of found materials: wood, Plexiglas, aluminum, steel, etc. She was born in Russia, but emigrated to the U.S. in the early 20th century. She is considered to be a U.S. artist.

    Register by 4/10

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