Art Presentations by Wendy Evans

 

   


To receive regular e-mail updates listing currently-scheduled lectures, tours, and other offerings contact wendyevans@art-talks.org

 

Talks scheduled through December 2021

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Wendy's Art History Series ZOOM

This is a continuing series that began for a restricted class in 2018 with Ancient Mesopotamia. While it is on Zoom we have expanded it so anyone interested may attend but must register. The August and September classes deal mostly with Nazi use of art as propaganda and art produced by their victims.

Tuesday July 13, August 31, Sept 14, Oct 19, Nov 9, Dec 14  10:00 am - noon

REGISTRATION REQUIRED if you have not already been attending this series and would like to attend.

Information and registration from Wendy at wendyevans@art-talks.org

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Thursday Sept 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, 2021

 Community House

7:00 - 9:00 pm

                 Titans of the Italian Renaissance

 CANCELLED 

The High Renaissance in Italy was a 30-year tranquil period at the end of the 1400s through the early 1500s when the technical mastery to produce illusionistic art and the desire to make classically-inspired art came together in the hands of artists determined to be considered intellectuals not mere craftsmen. We'll look at a rich variety of works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael while exploring their personal stories, the times in which they lived, and their individual contributions to art. Celebrities courted by princes and popes, these men produced some of the most influential works of western art.

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Thursdays Oct. 14, 21, 28 ZOOM

JLearn Adult Ed

noon - 1:30 pm

Wendy's A Range of Visions
Art by Jewish Artists from the 1800s on

Starting in the 1800s Jews had unprecedented opportunities to embark on a variety of new careers. Some became artists, many gaining acclaim for their work. We'll explore a number of Jewish painters, especailly those who depict Jewish subjects or Jewish stories. We'll look at several Jewish sculptors from Europe, the US, and Israel, and incude a few Jewish artists and designers whose creations impacted our daily lives.

Information available on line at JLearn Adult Ed. Registration on line or call 248 205-2557 

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From late August to December I will also be giving Zoom talks for ALI (Adult Learning Institute), Franklin Garden Club, Hadassah, and OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute); and in person talks for Cedarbroo .

If you belong to any of these groups, do come!

If you have a group who would like a Zoom or in person  talk contact me.


To receive regular e-mail updates listing currently-scheduled lectures, tours, and other offerings contact
wendyevans@art-talks.org

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Life is the leaves which shape and nourish a plant, but art is the flower which embodies its meaning.

 

Charles Rennie Mackintosh