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Online Lecture: Masterworks of Art After 1900 — The Art of Our Time

Program No. 24864RJ
Join us on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about art in current times.
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At a Glance

In this series, art historian and Road Scholar expert instructor Matthew Palczynski will explore how Cubism, Pop Art and other movements grew out of their respective eras. How is an artistic masterwork best defined? What are some of the most important artworks from the past century or so? Interrogate how modernism evolved into a rich tapestry of global contemporary art. Unpack how great art at once reveals something about its maker and all of us experiencing it today. The focus of this lecture will be the art of our current times. Art today is wonderfully complex and global. Unpack how Warhol’s works about commercialism and society continue to resonate. Interrogate how art based in the identity of the artist became commonplace. Watch in real time how our contemporaries are using art as a sign of the times.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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