19:00 - 21:00
2 hours x 10 sessions
In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown, this course will pause until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown.
To gain a broad understanding of the artistic, intellectual, sociological and political events that led to the development of Contemporary Art in after the second world war. We will be looking at the paradigm shift from Europe to America, charting the rise of the Abstract Expressionists and how this related to other movements such as Minimalism and Pop Art. We will Identify key artists/techniques/works that relate to these changes and introduce/imbed key terminology and language used to support these developments. Sessions will consist of visual presentations and class exercises as well as two planned visits to galleries displaying relevant work (held on Saturday’s)