Discovering Art Lecture Series

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Discovering Art Lecture Series

1100 South Hope Street
Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90015
February 10th, 2011 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

downtown/east la
Tuesday through Saturday; 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
education, collectorship, Collecting Art, art appreciation, understanding art photography, mixed-media, installation, graffiti/street-art, video-art, performance, conceptual, pop, landscape, surrealism, figurative, modern, traditional, sculpture


This art through education lecture series is designed to train the curious eye how to understand and appreciate fine art.  The exciting, informative program will provide participants with what they need to feel comfortable in the world of art.  Students will develop an expertise and confidence that will enable them to talk about art, view art and begin to develop the necessary skills for collecting and investing in art.


Lecture I – Intro to Art will begin with information on art institutions and understanding the functions of museums, galleries, auction house, art fairs, etc.  Participants will learn the visual elements of art including line, space, light and color.  In addition, the many different mediums of fine art will be explored. $30

Thursday, Feb. 10, 6:30-8P or Saturday, Feb. 12, 11A-12:30P


Lecture II – Intro to Art History.  In this course, we will see examples of and discuss ancient art through the Baroque, the modern world including 18th, 19th and early 20th century art as well as discovering contemporary art. $30

 Thursday, Feb. 17, 6:30-8P or Saturday, Feb. 19, 11A-12:30P


Lecture III – The Contemporary Art Scene & Collectorship. In addition to investigating the contemporary art scene, this lecture will examine the understanding of market values, how to develop an aesthetic judgment, why collectors collect as well as learning a vocabulary of artistic terms that can be utilized while discussing art. $30

 Thursday, Feb. 24, 6:30-8P or Saturday, Feb. 26, 11A-12:30P


One Day Seminar:  Condensed Version of Lecture I, II & III. This condensed version of the three lectures is designed for those who have minimal time to spend discovering art.  This course does not contain all of the information taught in Lectures I, II and III. $48

 Saturday,  March 12, 2-4P

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