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We aim to offer exceptional value for your money, keeping prices low and only offering professional and qualified tutors who are passionate about what they teach. Our courses are perfect for adults who want to learn something new or expand on their knowledge in a relaxed and no-pressure environment. Our goal is to make learning fun, sociable, and worthwhile. Taking our courses is an excellent way to meet new people who share the same interests. So, whether you’re cultivating or searching for a new interest, or simply want to brush up on what you’re already familiar with, we encourage you to try out one of our art history short courses or general art history courses for adults.

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Leonardo and Michelangelo: Florence, Milan and Rome at the Turn of the 16th Century

Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti fundamentally reshaped the human body in art and its relationship to the natural and metaphysical worlds. From functions of colour and light to debates over the arts' status, the two experimented – often antithetically – with key aesthetic concepts. They set an impossibly high bar for the artists who immediately followed them, and still epitomise the Italian Renaissance in art. While this course builds on our ongoing series, there is no... [More]
$222 Limited inc GST / $200
Leonardo and Michelangelo: Florence, Milan and Rome at the Turn of the 16th Century

<p>Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti fundamentally reshaped the human body in art and its relationship to the natural and metaphysical worlds. From functions of colour and light to debates

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

From Catherine de Medici to Mary Quant: A Historical Overview of Fashion Identity and Politics

A six week course on Fashion, focusing on the expression of social, cultural and individual identity, and the place of politics in relation to it, as very strong influences which shape the phenomenon. Through a historic survey of the subject, it will aim to build a perspective on how the contemporary condition of Fashion developed. COURSE OUTLINE On Identity – An introduction on what individual and social identity is and how it finds its place in our everyday lives, also putting an... [More]
$192 Limited inc GST / $173
From Catherine de Medici to Mary Quant: A Historical Overview of Fashion Identity and Politics

<p>A six week course on Fashion, focusing on the expression of social, cultural and individual identity, and the place of politics in relation to it, as very strong influences which shape the

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

From French Royalty to Empire - Art and Decorative Elegance

When Louis XIV made Versailles the Royal residence of France in 1682, he established an elegance in the decorative style that was copied all over Europe. Despite the French Revolution, French style stayed in focus into the Empire period of Napoleon. And throughout, there were great artisans and artists such as Watteau, Chardin, Boucher, Fragonard, Vigee Le Brun and Ingres creating amazing paintings that we still recognise today. In this series of 3 talks we will explore the objects... [More]
$110 Limited inc GST / $99
From French Royalty to Empire - Art and Decorative Elegance

<p>When Louis XIV made Versailles the Royal residence of France in 1682, he established an elegance in the decorative style that was copied all over Europe. Despite the French Revolution, French style

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

350 Years of Rembrandt's Women

2019 marks the 350th anniversary of the death of the Dutch Golden Age painter Rembrandt, and his life and heritage will be celebrated throughout The Netherlands. This evening session will focus on Rembrandt’s Women – loving and sensitive paintings of the important women in his life, magnificent commissions of society ladies and touching drawings of mothers and babies and smiling servants. All are as relevant today as when they were created. [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
350 Years of Rembrandt's Women

2019 marks the 350th anniversary of the death of the Dutch Golden Age painter Rembrandt, and his life and heritage will be celebrated throughout The Netherlands. This evening session will focus on

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

The Political Artist: David, Delacroix and Courbet

French nineteenth century artists were both commentators upon, and personally involved in contemporary political upheaval. Examine three major artists – Jacques-Louis David, Eugene Delacroix and Gustave Courbet – who perceived their artistic output as linked to a broader civic and social role within society. SUGGESTED READING Anita Brookner, Jacques-Louis David (Thames & Hudson, 1987). Jacques-Louis David: new perspectives, ed. Dorothy Johnson (University of Delaware Press, 2006).... [More]

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