This week’s lecture on Dali is provided through a partnership between the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and @america. With exclusive access to MoMA's world-class collection of art and its expert staff, the course content will be facilitated by Amir Sidharta.
MoMA was founded in 1929 as an educational institution; The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. It is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world's finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental.
Modern Art: 1880 - 1945 is one of MoMA’s online courses in which you can study modern and contemporary art online with exclusive videos and resources from a world class facility. In partnership with @america, this MoMA course is fully facilitated, free and open for all.
There will be certificate for participant that come to at minimum 8 from all classes
Class begins on Saturday, March 17th and runs for the following 10 Saturdays. All classes are the same time: 11:00am – 12:30pm.
Week 1: Van Gogh and Post-Impressionism
Week 2: Klimt and Symbolism
Week 3: Matisse and Fauvism
Week 4: Kandinsky and Expressionism
Week 5: Picasso and Cubism/Boccioni and Futurism
Week 6: Modigliani and the School of Paris
Week 7: Malevich, Mondrian, and Utopian Visions
Week 8: Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus
Week 9: Dada and Duchamp
Week 10: Dalí and Surrealism
In this class, you will discover the fascinating stories, key works, and iconic figures of modern art, from its origins in Post-Impressionism to the beginnings of the New York School. Moving chronologically through the Museum's collection, you will explore an array of renowned and provocative objects—from paintings that challenged the official Academy and revolutionized the conventions of representation to works that are completely abstract—by such artists as Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, among others.