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Three 20th-Century American Painters – GI 19 605
6 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 13 February 2020
Tutor: Daphne Jefferis BA(Hons) PGCEAGo to all Courses Go to all Spring Term 2020
In this short course we shall study three American painters’ response to their landscape. From the urban realism of Edward Hopper’s work to the colourful abstractions of Georgia O’Keeffe and the dynamic work of Jackson Pollock, each responded in a unique way in their art. Together, we will unveil the secrets of their creativity in relation to their environment.
About the Speaker
Daphne is an Art History lecturer who has a special interest in 19th and 20th century European Art. She delivered study tours to Florence for many years, so also has a particular love of early Renaissance art.
Daphne has taught for many years at the Guildford Institute and also A-Level Art History in Adult Education and in schools. Daphne gives talks all over Surrey for Art Societies, Women’s Institute and Probus groups and for anyone who asks her!
Now in semi-retirement, Daphne is giving more time to drawing and painting and exploring new techniques and subjects. She has exhibited her work at the Institute as well as with Guildford Arts, AppArt and at the Cathedral.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.