Tuesday August 19, 2014
Short Course: Art of the Early 20th Century
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Do you imagine that there were really so many right angles and straight lines around Small Point Harbor, Casco Bay, Maine when John Marin painted it in 1931? Does the surface of the painting even look finished?
In the early decades of the twentieth century, challenging conventions and exploring modes personal expression was the purview of the avant-garde. Learn about the artist’s unique vision in Europe and at home, exploring movements from the bright colors of the Fauves to the fragmented surfaces of the Cubists and more.