Would you like to read and understand paintings through its symbols? Since the 15th century, artists have used details in paintings which are endowed with a specific meaning. It can be religious, spiritual, an expression of luxury, the passing of time, corruption etc. Whether a colour, a reference to the animal or natural worlds, a particular type of fabric, food and beverages, etc. we will explore a selection of paintings and decipher their messages. An experience to art history.
This course will resume online only, this is due to changes in current governmental guidelines for in person events. Details on joining the course via Zoom will be emailed to you before the start of the class. If you would like to test out your internet connection from a computer device before the start of the class you can click on the computer icon above or here.
About the Instructor: Catherine Estivalezes holds a PhD in British and American Studies from the Sorbonne and has been involved for years in a foundation for promoting contemporary art, before getting back to art history studies. She has several years of experience in guiding, including districts, monuments, museums, and temporary exhibitions.
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