How to see I and thou in art

How does one create art when the muse refuses? Or when the muse is of the opposite sex? Especially interesting are women's strategies for not ending up as a muse - or worse - an 'art wife'. Pursue this intrigue through some of the greatest art of the past two-hundred years. To find new meanings from artists and models breaking with convention.

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Teacher Date Day Time Sessions Fee Enrol
Roy Forward 10 October Tuesday 6-8pm 8 $295 Enrol now

Course outline

Explore some of the greatest art of the past two-hundred years, to find new meanings from artists and models breaking with convention.

  • Cristofano Allori to Édouard Manet
  • Auguste Rodin to Suzanne Valadon
  • Paula Modersohn-Becker to Matthew Smith
  • Natalia Goncharova to Sigrid Hjertén
  • Jules Pascin to Josef & Anni Albers
  • Man Ray to Barbara Hepworth
  • Leonor Fini to Robert Rauschenberg & Jasper Johns
  • Richard & Pat Larter to Marina Abramović

Learning outcomes

To learn how intrinsic the vagaries of human relationships are to the making of artistic masterpieces, and thus to understand more about art and life.

Course materials

Full notes will be emailed during the course, and all images will be available for downloading onto your USB. May also wish to bring a coffee cup.

Who should enrol

For everyone curious about today's world and how art connects us to everything else.

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