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This new and innovative will cover the Story of Western European Art from the Renaissance to our time.
It will explore not only the art and the artists who have influenced the making of art works for centuries, but the course will also investigate the development of the art market, along with the history of collecting. To supplement these , participants will have the opportunity to undertake a guide to drawing in the style of the Renaissance workshop, as well as looking closely at the principles and practices of creating works of art through time.
Also included in the course are practical sessions on handling and cataloguing objects with specialists from the auction house and exploring the research associated with provenance.
This year-long programme culminates in a series of field trip options. As part of the , participants will have the choice of attending one field trip as part of the course, however, they will be able to sign-up to other trips at an extra cost.
Exploring Art: What it is and how and why it is created and collected is designed for people who are interested in developing a strong knowledge of the Story of Western European Art through various lenses: art historical, business, collecting, techniques and methodology and would be the perfect foundation for any future art studies or as a step toward a career in the art world.
Most sessions will be delivered through a live streaming platform, but the drawing and handling and cataloguing sessions will be presented via a hybrid model with in-person and live streaming.
Courses included in the Exploring Art course:
Principles and Practice
21st Century Collecting
Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art
The Renaissance Workshop: a practical guide to drawing
Handling and Cataloguing Pictures
Reading a Painting: Symbols in Art
Art Market Economics
Provenance and Restitution
Choice of Field Trip: