In the 21st Century - A Guided Discussion
6:30pm to 8:00pmWednesdays, 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 6||A brief survey of the history of art. What is Art? Why is Art? How did we get here?|
|February 13||The 19th Century and a change in focus|
|February 20||Cubism, Abstraction, & De Stijl, American Art & Abstract Expressionism|
|February 27||Fantasy, Dada, Surrealism|
|March 6||Pop Art|
|March 13||Minimalism, Assemblage|
|March 20||The Environment as artists' medium|
|March 27||Challenging the Status Quo -Who defines art, and other issues of power|
|April 3||Art and Craftsmanship|
|April 10||Performance, 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