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Advanced Art History Workshop: The Figure in Art

James McNeill Whistler, Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl, 18621862

James McNeill Whistler, Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl, 1862, oil on canvas, Harris Whittemore Collection, 1943.6.2

Focusing on depth over breadth, students will investigate subject matter, technique, and patronage throughout the ages to understand how cultural context affects the form, style, and meaning of objects. The workshop will focus on the development of the figure in European and American painting from the late Byzantine period to the early twentieth century. Students will hone their skills in careful observation, interpretation, and essay writing through a variety of guided activities. This program is adaptable for all students of art history, including students enrolled in Advanced Placement Art History or International Baccalaureate programs.

This program is offered from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teachers may register in advance for dates in February through May. 

Attendance is limited to 18 students per session.

Registration: TBA

 

Please address questions to [email protected].