Wed, Jun 23|
Zoom Webinar Series
Viaggio nella Cultura Italiana: The Italian Painters - Caravaggio
Second Episode - Discover four Italian Masters in four special episodes
Time & Location
Jun 23, 2021, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PDT
Zoom Webinar Series
About the Event
Let's travel through Italian Culture together!
This series takes a walk through centuries of Italian history & culture alongside four Italian painters in four evenings.
DATES: June 16th & 23rd; July 7th & 14th
TIME: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm PDT
PRICE: $120/4 episodes; $70/2 episodes
LANGUAGE: Italian (Intermediate level recommended)
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Each episode will have the artist's presentation & historical-cultural context, the analysis of the painter's artwork, media support & curiosities.
We heard you so this series will be much more interactive & engaging than the previous ones with two Q&A segments, and activities.
THE ITALIAN PAINTERS' PROGRAM
1. June 16th - GIOTTO
Giotto, the most important Italian painter of the 14th century, has been revered as the father of European painting & the first of the great Italian masters. He was ahead of his time & a big innovator.
Discover Giotto's genius & his masterpieces with us!
2. June 23rd - CARAVAGGIO
Between myths & reality, Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio, is a very famous & controversial Italian painter.
His use of chiaroscuro, extreme contrasts of light & dark to emphasize details & expression, and his intense & unsettling realism are just two aspects of his late 16th & 17th centuries' amazing artworks.
Join us to learn more about one of the fathers of modern painting!
3. July 7th - DE CHIRICO
Before World War I, De Chirico founded the scuola metafisica, art movement, which even influenced surrealism.
His pioneer vision led to gorgeous, symbolic & eerie paintings. And, this style is still directly influencing artists worldwide after more than a century.
Learn more about De Chirico's story & suggestive artwork!
4. July 14th - BALLA
Giacomo Balla is an Italian painter, poet & one of the founders of the Futurism movement, il Futurismo. Light, color, movement & speed were the core of his art, not violence & machines like other futurists. Balla's inspiration was modern life & society and, thanks to many travels, his unique taste is appreciated everywhere.
Don't miss the chance to explore Balla's masterworks!