ONLINE! Drama & Emotion: The Romanticism of JMW Turner & Others

Code: AA11010

Dates: October 26 - November 16, 2020

Meets: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Sessions: 4

Course Fee: $79.00

There are 4 openings remaining at this time.

NEW The artists associated with Romanticism selected dramatic themes that inspired them deeply. Eugène Delacroix painted contemporary struggles, literary subjects, and exotic images of Morocco. Francisco Goya represented religious oppression, the horrors of war, and scenes of hope. JMW Turner presented nature's various moods from the calm English landscape to storms at sea. Frederic Church was inspired by landscapes from the arctic waters off the coast of Labrador to the volcanoes of Peru, imbuing them with spirituality. Experience the life and times of these great artists of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Fee: $79.00

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Mariann Smith

Mariann Smith, MA. Prior to moving back to this area, she worked for 26 years in the Education Department--for the last 12 years as curator--in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, which focuses primarily on modern and contemporary art. Her major responsibilities included docent training; writing, recording, and editing audio tours and video programs; researching and preparing label copy and brochures for exhibitions; presenting lectures on a wide variety of topics; and curating a number of exhibitions. She is the author of Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Highlights of the Collection (2011) and a major contributor to The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (2011). Since moving back to Chester County, she had a one-year appointment as Curatorial Assistant, Art & Artifacts Dept., Special Collections, Bryn Mawr College, working with the Art and Artifacts staff on collection-based projects, exhibitions, and the museum studies program. She also worked as consultant at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, revising audio tour scripts and preparing exhibition labels. Mariann received her AB in French Studies from Bryn Mawr in 1981 and a Masters in Art History (1986) and Certificate of Museum Practice (1987) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also currently a consultant for the Center for Humanities in Medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biological Sciences.


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