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Painting: Understanding Abstraction II

Get inspired by learning the many different themes abstract artists use in their work.

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The second part of this painting course takes on a more thematic and global approach to abstraction in the 20th and 21st centuries. Themes covered include the body, landscape, cosmology, architecture, and man-made signs and patterns. Artists discussed covers work from Asia, Australia, Africa, and South America, as well as Europe and North America. Students will create painting projects influenced by the artists presented in the course. Each session will consist of critiques, lectures and hands-on exercises. The course is inspired by the 2020 book entitled “Abstract Art: A Global History” (Pepe Karmel). This book is not a required purchase. It is also not necessary to have completed Painting: Understanding Abstraction I in order to enrol in this course. TUESDAYS, JAN 9 - APR 2, 2PM - 5PM ONLINE

  • Starts Jan 9, 2024
  • 575 Canadian dollars

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