Monday Morning Modernism with John Seed (Online); First Monday of Each Month - Free!

Date: First Monday of each month
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time/6:00-7:00 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: All

Join art writer John Seed on the first Monday of each month for a 45 minute talk on Modernism. Each presentation will provide an overview of important topics in the development of modern art and culture and will be followed by a 10 minute Q and A session.

  • January 3rd: What is Modernism?
  • February 7th: The Mechanical Paradise
  • March 7th: Picasso and Cubism
  • April 4th: Late Cubism and Picasso’s “Guernica”
  • May 2nd: The Faces of Power: Dadaism and Fascist Culture
  • June 6th: The Faces of Power: Russian Modernism and Constructivism
  • July 11th: The Landscape of Pleasure: Monet and Impressionism
  • August 1: Matisse and Fauvism
  • September 12: Modern Architecture 
  • October 10:  Dali and Surrealism
  • November 7:  Munch and Expressionism
  • December 5:  Pollock and Abstract Expressionism
  • January 9, 2023: Pop Art
  • February 6, 2023: Postmodernism
  • February 7, 2023: Jean-Michel Basquiat

 

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John Seed is a Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History at Mount San Jacinto College, where he taught “Introduction to Modernism” for over 30 years before retiring from full-time teaching in 2017. Seed’s views were influenced by the book and video series “Shock of the New,” by Robert Hughes, which served as the textbook for the course. 

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.