In the 21st Century - A Guided Discussion
TUESDAY 030513
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6:30pm to 8:00pm
Wednesdays, February 6 through April 10
A series of workshops at the Provenance Center facilitated by Mark Gerard McKee*, artist and scholar.

Registration required, limited enrollment. All classes take place at the Provenance Center. To register, please visit our workshop page.

February 6A brief survey of the history of art. What is Art? Why is Art? How did we get here?
February 13The 19th Century and a change in focus
February 20Cubism, Abstraction, & De Stijl, American Art & Abstract Expressionism
February 27Fantasy, Dada, Surrealism
March 6Pop Art
March 13Minimalism, Assemblage
March 20The Environment as artists' medium
March 27Challenging the Status Quo -Who defines art, and other issues of power
April 3Art and Craftsmanship
April 10Performance, Conceptual and Time-Based Art

*Mark Gerard McKee was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned his Master's in Fine Art from the Art Institute of Boston/Lesley University and attended the Lyme Academy - College of Fine Arts, earning a BFA and receiving that institution's highest award. McKee has also studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has participated in that institution's prestigious International Master's Artist Residency. McKee has taught Art History and Contemporary Art History and studio art courses and seminars in Connecticut at Eastern Connecticut State University, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Mitchell College and in Dublin, Ireland at the National Academy College of Art and Design. McKee's current body of work and scholarship addresses the phenomenology of seeing, perception and memory.

Cost: $15.00/session or $150.00 for full ten-part series

Location: Provenance Center, 165 State Street, New London