Art and Life Of Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera

Explore the art of Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: their stories, ideas, relationship, and view of the world.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.

TEXTBOOK

  • Tutor supplied material

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Brief introduction to the life of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two of the most iconic Mexican artists
  • A virtual tour around Frida’s “Casa Azul” – The deep interrelation between Frida, her work, and her art
  • Analysis and class debate around one of Frida’s famous paintings
  • A virtual tour around Diego Rivera’s Museo “Casa Estudio” and “Anahuacalli” – his art in time
  • Their love, their relationship, and work together


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Gain a better understanding of the personality and perspectives of both Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera through their art.
  2. Expand both your language skills and your knowledge of Spanish speaking artists and culture in general, and Mexican art and history in particular.
  3. Picture the life of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and explore their art, their relationships, and their ideas.
  4. Spark your curiosity for further individual research regarding these and many other renowned artists in the Spanish speaking world.

LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

$166 Limited / $149

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12 Jan

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