ONLINE! Art & Psychiatry: Kahlo's Pain, Munch's Anxiety, van Gogh's Struggle

Code: AA21011

Dates: October 27 - November 17, 2020

Meets: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Sessions: 4

Location: ONLINE -11 11

Course Fee: $79.00

There are 3 openings remaining at this time.

NEW Explore the lives and art of Frida Kahlo, Edvard Munch, and Vincent van Gogh from combined art historical and psychiatric perspectives. The talks will focus on the ways in which Kahlo's physical and emotional pain, Munch's anxiety regarding women, and van Gogh's illness are (or are not) reflected in their paintings. Their expressive images of physicians lead into the final session of the course, which will feature views of doctors through the 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.

Linda Pessar

Linda F. Pessar, LFP, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Emerita; Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biological Sciences SUNY Buffalo



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