Art History: A Personal Journey

Henri Matisse, “Icare,” from Jazz

Gage Academy of Art is proud to present a series of lectures on art history.

Featuring Gage teaching artists as well as art historians from the Seattle art community, these lectures feature an intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art from the Renaissance through the 20th Century.

Register online (scroll down to the bottom of this page) for a single lecture, a quarterly series or the entire 2015-16 program, and delve into the techniques, ideologies and personalities that define art in our world.

Winter 2016
19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY ART
Feb 24 – Michael Magrath: The Sculpture of Lorenzo Bartolini; the Rediscovery of Nature
Mar 2 – Richard West: Fitz Hugh Lane & the Case for Luminism
Mar 16 – Charles Emerson: Bonnard & Vuillard
Mar 23 – Kimberly Trowbridge: Matisse

*PLEASE NOTE: Each lecture in the series is available for a $15 drop-in price, payable at the door (cash or check only)

Anatomy Lecture Series

Michelangelo, Study of a Naked Man

Michael Magrath
Thursday
7:00pm-8:30pm
1/21-3/17
Join Gage Atelier instructor Michael Magrath as he presents a clear and intuitive method for seeing form and understanding the structure of the human body as a foundation of artistic expression, allowing for more accurate drawing and composition.

Discussions include anatomical detail as to the working of bones and musculature as well as overall shapes and general principles of construction and action as exhibited on the model (scroll down to the bottom of this page to register).

Anatomy for the Artist (winter) is followed by Drawing the Features of the Head (spring).

The lectures may be taken sequentially as a series or independently of each other.

Jan 21 – Bio-Mechanics and the Canons of Proportion
Jan 28 – Pelvis and Trunk
Feb 4 – Ribs and Spine
Feb 11 – Reach 1: Shoulder Girdle
Feb 18 – Reach 2: the Forelimbs
Feb 25 – Locomotion, the Buttocks and Lower Limbs
Mar 3 – Support and Manipulation: Feet and Hands
Mar 10 – Neck and Head
Mar 17 – Surface Features, Skin and Fat

ALL LEVELS/PUBLIC WELCOME

*PLEASE NOTE: Each lecture in the series is available for a $15 drop-in price, payable at the door (cash or check only)

Anatomy Lecture Series (FULL SERIES) – Magrath

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Art History Lectures: 19th to Early 20th Century Art

An intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art through the ages.
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