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THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR--as seen in Time Out New York!

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UPCOMING:

 

ART SEMINAR:

 

THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR

 

ART LECTURES:

 

WESTERN ART HISTORY: THE BIG PICTURE

SEEING THINGS OUR WAY: ART AS PROPAGANDA

WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU LOOK AT ART

 

STUDIO CLASSES (SPRING SESSIONS BEGIN IN APRIL):

 

PAINTING, ALL MEDIA

50+ DRAWING AND PAINTING

 

THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR: A CONCENTRATED SEMINAR IN VISUAL ART


While you won’t walk away with an actual diploma, this engaging yet highly informative seminar DOES offer mini-versions of the essential courses included in the typical art major.  Besides Art History and Art Appreciation, there are hands-on drawing exercises that demonstrate the thought processes and techniques behind making a piece of art, and a general discussion on developing creativity. NO PREVIOUS ART EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED. FEATURES OVER 250 WORKS OF ART

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, 11 WEST 42ND ST

Thursday, January 11 and 18, 2018, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Saturday, April 14 and 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

212.998.7033

 

JCC MANHATTAN, 334 AMSTERDAM AVE, NY (75TH ST)

Thursday, February 8 and 15, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

646.505.4444


92ND STREET Y, 1395 LEXINGTON AVE, NY (92ND ST)

Monday, June 11 and 18, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

212.413.8849

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WESTERN ART HISTORY: THE BIG PICTURE

Not just another “art’s greatest hits”, full of dates and “isms”, this lively, informative talk traces the development of Western art from its very beginnings 100,000 years ago to the advent of modern art. Special emphasis is placed on the various purposes art has served throughout the ages, and the auspices under which it was made. An abbreviated version of this lecture is included in The Six-Hour Art Major.

92ND STREET Y

Monday, February 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

 

SEEING THINGS OUR WAY: ART AS PROPAGANDA

Visual art has arguably been used as a form of propaganda throughout most of its history; the early Greeks employed images as a means for maintaining the power structure. This lecture offers a variety of examples where art has been put in the service of altering public opinion. Special emphasis is placed on the cataclysmic events of the 20th century, and its demand for art capable of mobilizing multitudes—to fight, to survive, to obey.

92ND STREET Y

Monday, March 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM




WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU LOOK AT ART

Learn the basic principles of how to approach, analyze, and appreciate great works of art the way an artist would. Included are discussions on viewing art as both a physical object and the expression of an idea, art in the context of its time, and the elements of composition.  An abbreviated version of this lecture is included in The Six-Hour Art Major.

92ND STREET Y

Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

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PAINTING, ALL MEDIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN, 241 WEST 72ND STREET, NYC

Wednesdays, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Current SOLD OUT semester underway

Spring semester April 11-June 13, 2018

646.884.9461

 

 

50+ DRAWING AND PAINTING

JCC MANHATTAN

Fridays, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Current semester underway

Spring semester April 13-May 25, 2018

Summer semester June 8-August 10, 2018

 

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Instructor Gene Wisniewski received his art education at the New York Academy of Art, The National Academy of Design, The New School, and L’Ecole Albert Defois in Vihiers, France.  He has exhibited in galleries nationwide, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. He has fourteen years’ experience teaching and lecturing on visual art, and is the author of Art: Who, What, How, When, Where—and Especially, Why.  www.genewisniewski.com

 

REVIEWS FOR THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR:

 

“Thanks again for a terrific class that I only WISH could have been longer—as someone who spent a career evaluating teachers and courses, I have to say you and yours were among the best I've experienced.”—F.K., Ph.D., Creative Studies, seminar participant

 

“I'd like to be part of your network because I want to know of any classes you develop in the future. I've just taken your exceptional 6-Hr Art Major and wish it were the 60-Hr Art Major.”—J.H., seminar participant

 

“Thanks for the great class.  I really do look at paintings differently now!”—H.P., seminar participant

 

“I studied art at Pratt Institute—this was the best art lecture I ever heard.”—N.J.B., seminar participant

 

 “Thanks again for a great course this Tuesday.  It was fantastic!”—S.L., seminar participant

 

“...a natural speaker...”—B.G., Ph.D., seminar participant

 

“It's hard to find a teacher who inspires his students as he does.”—C.E., seminar participant

 

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THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR HAS BEEN OFFERED AT:

 

92nd Street Y, New York, NY

92nd Street Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ

Creative Center for People With Cancer, New York, NY

Gypsy Yogis, Weehawken, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Hunter College, New York, NY

IvyConnect.com, New York, NY

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY

Julia Hough Yoga Studio, Weehawken, NJ

Lehman College, Bronx, NY

National Council of Jewish Women, NY

New York University, NY

Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends, Princeton, NJ

Private

Queens College, Queens, NY

Riverdale Y, Riverdale, NY

Soho House, New York, NY

SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Symposia Books, Hoboken, NJ

Westfield Art Association, Westfield, NJ

 

 

www.genewisniewski.com/www.thesixhourartmajor.com

 


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Gene Wisniewski,
Apr 26, 2012, 9:10 AM
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