This course is designed to examine the later life and careers of some key modern artists.
Combining art history, biography and critical analysis/discussion we will look at how age, health, family and critical and public response impacted the lives and late work of six key modern artists. Bonnard, Matisse, Chagall, André Derain, Alice Neel and Willem deKooning.
These are examples of the topics we will address and the questions we will discuss in each session.
Course tutor, Richard Dean MA, is a practicing artist and experienced lecturer who has lectured at universities and art colleges in London and the southeast and at Tate Britain
No previous knowledge or qualifications are required
This short course is suitable for beginners and/or intermediate students, learning will take place in a relaxed and friendly environment, without formal assessment.
This 6-week course will be delivered in 2-hour weekly sessions held on Wednesday from 9am to 11am.
Each session will incorporate discussion, PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and recommended reading and viewing.