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	Image: Paul Gauguin Te aa no areois (The Seed of the Areoi) 1892 (detail), oil on burlap, 92.1 × 72.1 cm, The William S Paley Collection SPC14.1990. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

Art appreciation lecture series 2014

Realism to surrealism: European art and culture 1848-1936

Over three 12-week terms, this course traverses a century of major art movements whose ‘isms’ have become part of the everyday lexicon – Impressionism, post-Impressionism, symbolism, cubism, modernism, futurism, German expressionism and surrealism – all distinct artistic styles developed by artists freed from the shackles of representation by the invention of photography and responding to the social, political and artistic challenges of their time.

It begins in 1848 – a year that saw many revolutions in Europe that ultimately resulted in the unification of Germany and Italy into single nations, as well as the formation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in London.

Following on from 2012’s Absolutism to enlightenment: European art and culture 1665-1765 and 2013’s Revolution to romanticism: European art and culture c1750–1850, this year’s course concludes a three-year investigation of over 250 years of European art and culture.

In 2014, with so much fascinating ground to cover, each term has been increased to 12 lectures, with a host of well-known lecturers from previous years and introducing a new spectrum of experts appearing in the course for the first time.

Please note, Thursday subscriptions are now booked out. Single session bookings still available.

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Image: Paul Gauguin Te aa no areois (The Seed of the Areoi) 1892 (detail), oil on burlap, 92.1 × 72.1 cm, The William S Paley Collection SPC14.1990. Photo: The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays 1pm
29 January - 13 November 2014
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Full year: non-member $810, member $580
Per term: non-member $340, member $240
Per lecture: non-member $35, member $25

Term 1: 29 January – 1 May
Term 2: 7 May – 31 July
Term 3: 6 August – 6 November
Test/essay due: 12 & 13 November

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Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre

Related gallery: European galleries

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Truth and beauty: the Pre-Raphaelite movement

Alison Inglis

 

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Wednesday 29 January 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 30 January 2014 1pm – 2pm
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From the Wanderers to the neo-nationalists

Rosamund Bartlett

 

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Wednesday 5 February 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 6 February 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Sheer detail: photography 1840-c1890s

Craig Judd

 

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Wednesday 12 February 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 13 February 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Victorian classical painters and the cult of beauty

Alison Inglis

 

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Wednesday 19 February 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 20 February 2014 1pm – 2pm
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William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement

Mark de Vitis

 

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Wednesday 26 February 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 27 February 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Symbolism: myth and melancholy

Georgina Cole

 

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Wednesday 5 March 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 6 March 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Ballerinas and muscle men: the body in motion

Jessica Priebe

 

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Wednesday 12 March 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 13 March 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Tutorial dates

 

Wednesday 19 March 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 20 March 2014 11am – 12pm

Wednesday 28 May 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 29 May 2014 11am – 12pm

Wednesday 13 August 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 14 August 2014 11am – 12pm

Wednesday 3 September 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 4 September 2014 11am – 12pm

Rodin: the making of modern sculpture

Michael Hill

 

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Wednesday 19 March 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 20 March 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Manet: painter of modern life

Christopher Allen

 

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Wednesday 26 March 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 27 March 2014 1pm – 2pm
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The secret garden at Giverny: a key to Monet’s success

Sophie Matthiesson

 

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Wednesday 2 April 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 3 April 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Techniques of the Impressionists

Michelle Hiscock

 

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Wednesday 9 April 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 10 April 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Seurat and neo-Impressionism

Anthea Callen

 

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Wednesday 30 April 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 1 May 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Impressionist women

Lorraine Kypiotis

 

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Wednesday 7 May 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 8 May 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Japonisme

Jackie Menzies

 

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Wednesday 14 May 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 15 May 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Space, symbol and spirit in the work of the Nabis

Georgina Cole

 

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Wednesday 21 May 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 22 May 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Lautrec and the Belle Epoque

Jane Kinsman

 

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Wednesday 28 May 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 29 May 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Van Gogh’s self-portraits

Christopher Allen

 

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Wednesday 4 June 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 5 June 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Slide revision test dates

 

Wednesday 11 June 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 19 June 2014 11am – 12pm

Wednesday 22 October 2014 5pm – 6pm

Thursday 23 October 2014 11am – 12pm

Gauguin in the south seas

Jaime Tsai

 

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Wednesday 11 June 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 12 June 2014 1pm – 2pm
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The bathing nude

Jessica Priebe

 

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Wednesday 18 June 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 19 June 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Elemental Cézanne

Michael Hill

 

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Wednesday 25 June 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 26 June 2014 1pm – 2pm
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The art of James McNeill Whistler

Victoria Carruthers

 

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Wednesday 9 July 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 10 July 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Klimt and fin-de-siécle Vienna

Lorraine Kypiotis

 

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Wednesday 16 July 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 17 July 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Antonio Gaudi and Adolf Loos

Peter Kohane

 

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Wednesday 23 July 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 24 July 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Cubism: Picasso and Braque

Michael Hill

 

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Wednesday 30 July 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 31 July 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Matisse and the fauves

Lorraine Kypiotis

 

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Wednesday 6 August 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 7 August 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and the art of spectacle

Jacqueline Strecker

 

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Wednesday 13 August 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 14 August 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Space, time and movement in modernist sculpture

Michael Hill

 

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Wednesday 20 August 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 21 August 2014 1pm – 2pm
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The god of speed: futurism and the avant-garde

Andrew Yip

 

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Wednesday 27 August 2014 6pm – 7pm

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Thursday 28 August 2014 1pm – 2pm

Divining Psyche: modernist portraiture

Craig Judd

 

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Wednesday 3 September 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 4 September 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Past and present: Le Corbusier schemes of cities and houses

Peter Kohane

 

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Wednesday 10 September 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 11 September 2014 1pm – 2pm
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The bitter creativity of art and culture in Weimar Germany

Jacqueline Strecker

 

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Wednesday 17 September 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 18 September 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Reflections on British modernism

Victoria Carruthers

 

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Wednesday 8 October 2014 6pm – 7pm

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Thursday 9 October 2014 1pm – 2pm

Deranging the senses: surrealist exhibition and display

Jaime Tsai

 

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Wednesday 15 October 2014 6pm – 7pm

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Thursday 16 October 2014 1pm – 2pm

Italian art between the wars

Christopher Allen

 

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Wednesday 22 October 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 23 October 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Classicism: the constant return

Craig Judd

 

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Wednesday 29 October 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 30 October 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Guernica: Picasso, surrealism and the Spanish civil war

Jaime Tsai

 

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Wednesday 5 November 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 6 November 2014 1pm – 2pm
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Slide test and essay due dates

Wednesday evening series – 12 November 2014, 6pm
Thursday lunchtime series – 13 November 2014, 11am
Essays due on same dates

 

Wednesday 12 November 2014 6pm – 7pm

Thursday 13 November 2014 11am – 12pm