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Art Lectures at TAMA - Thursday Series 2018/19

Art Lectures at TAMA - Thursday Series 2018/19
ESRA COLLEGE ‎ at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2018/19 Series

‎8 lectures & guided tours‎ on Thursdays 10:00 – 12:30‎

The Thursday series is now fully booked - to be added to the waiting list call 09–748 2957

Cost of Series of 8 lectures: NIS 650 | ESRA members NIS 500‎
 

NB Entry is with subscription card only for the same series, (the Monday and Thursday series cannot be interchanged‎). 

The Thursday series may start with either the lecture or the guided tour.‎


PROGRAM


Thursday, 1 November  2018       Turner and the British Romantics

Romanticism arose in Western Europe and Russia in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth ‎centuries, in response to the neo-classicalist and rationalist tendencies. Throughout the first ‎half of the 19th century, the British painter, J.M.W Turner was known for his swirling, light-‎filled Romantic paintings of land- and seascapes .Turner was unstoppable and dominated ‎British landscape painting in a thoroughly Romantic style which was driven by the immediacy ‎of personal experience, emotion, and the boundless power of imagination.


Thursday, 6 December 2018‎         Art & Science

The interaction between art and science began in antiquity with thinkers such as Aristotle ‎whose writings formed the basis of scientific development, continued with the flourishing of ‎science and its acceptance in the Renaissance and with figures, such as Leonardo da Vinci. ‎
Today, with technological and digital progress, artists have begun collaborating with scientists ‎to create works that manipulate living tissues and produce living organisms as artworks. ‎These are artists - scientists who deal with genetic engineering, tissue culture and other ‎technologies that enable a new kind of artistic expression.


Monday, 3 January  2019      From Matter to air: the development of installation Art

During the twentieth century to this day, Installation Art has gone through dramatic ‎developments; From Site Specific installations, through Non-Site installations, and finally, ‎artworks that take place in the spectator's mine alone. In the course of the lecture we will ‎examine how the viewer's body is influenced by the installation in front of it, discuss ‎interactivity and activism as significant components, and conclude with Virtual-Reality ‎installations that respond to the digital age in which we live today. ‎


Thursday, 7 February  2019‎           Brancuzi: sculpting the sublime

Emphasizing clean geometric forms with symbolic allusions of representational art, ‎Constantin Brancusi is considered one of the great pioneers of modernism and one of the ‎most influential sculptors of the 20th-century. The lecture follows his life, career and major ‎works, to unravel the essence of his legacy.‎


Thursday, 7 March  2019‎          Sensation! The important exhibition at the Saachi gallery ‎

In 1997 the exhibition 'Sensation', an exhibition of major works from the private collection of ‎Charles Saatchi, one of our eras most influential and controversial collectors, travelled the ‎world making waves in every place it was exhibited (or banned). This lecture revisits the ‎exhibition to show the major works in the show and the way they were received (or rejected) ‎buy the public.‎


Thursday, 4 April 2019‎       Daniel Libeskind: Fantastic architecture

Daniel Libeskind, one of the most famous contemporary architects in the world, is known for ‎his exceptional architectural projects, the most famous of which is the Jewish Museum in ‎Berlin. The lecture will present a number of themes and major works from the early 1990s to ‎the present‏..‏


Thursday, 23 May 2019‎         The New Objectivity: German art between world wars

The New Objectivity was a movement in German art that arose during the 1920s as a ‎reaction against expressionism. Artists such as Otto Dix, Max Beckmann and George Grosz, ‎rejected the self-involvement and romantic longings of the expressionists. The term ‎characterized the attitude of public life in Weimar Germany, and ceased to exist in 1933 with ‎the rise of the Nazis to power.‎


Thursday, 27 June  2019‎          Andrew Wyeth and the American Moderns

Best known for his 1948 painting 'Christina's World', Andrew Wyeth is considered ‎a regionalist, realist painter. This lecture follows the life and career of one of the early 20th ‎century's most famous and influential artists.‎

Event Properties

Event Date Thursday 01 Nov 2018
Individual Price Series of 8 lectures: NIS 650 | Members NIS 500‎
Location Tel Aviv

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