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Art Lectures

    • June 09, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 15
    Register

    Thursday,  June 9

    12:00–1:00 pm

    Instructor: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is Zoom only. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link. 

    Post-Impressionist Georges Seurat (1859-1881) is well known for his banner painting, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte, which is one of the prized possessions of The Art Institute of Chicago. This session will be about this painting in detail, and also about his magnificent drawings and other paintings he painted in the style he called “divisionism.” 

    Register by: 6/07

    • June 16, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • William Reif Gallery and Online Zoom
    • 19
    Register

    Thursday,  June 16

    6:00–7:30 pm

    Instructor: Patricia Chávez

    This class is being offered as an in person or online Zoom. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link. 

    IDPH and CDC guidelines about face masks will be observed.

    Join Patricia Chavez for this in-depth lecture on Frida Kahlo! In today's world, you see the image of Frida Kahlo at every turn, on towels to shirts to watches. You may even know a few facts about her, or have memorized one or two of her quotes on life, love, and death. In this lecture, we will connect her paintings with her own words, written and spoken, so to have a better understanding of her as a person, a woman, a Mexican woman, and an artist.

    Register by: 6/14

    • July 14, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 15
    Register

    Thursday,  July 14

    12:00–1:00 pm

    Instructor: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is Zoom only. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link. 

    Austrian modern artist, Oskar Kokoschka, (1886-1890) was an expressionist, poet, playwright and teacher. He is most known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes. His theories were a strong influence on the Viennese Expressionist Art Movement. His paintings are characterized by quick brushstrokes and bright colors. 

    Register by: 7/12

    • August 11, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online/ZOOM
    • 15
    Register

    Thursday,  August 11

    12:00–1:00 pm

    Instructor: Sister Mary Boyd

    This class is Zoom only. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the link. 

    Fernand Léger (1881-1955) was a French painter, sculptor, filmmaker, who created his own form of Cubism. He was a forerunner of the Pop Art Movement. Many of his paintings of modern cities, transportation, city things and people show bold, graphic lines.

    Register by: 8/09


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