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Art Talk 1

Norman Rockwell: The Illustrator

Monday, January 10, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

Norman Rockwell was the definitive chronicler of American culture throughout much of the 20th century. Discover how this fantastic artist captured moments in time which might have been lost if not for his remarkable talent.

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Art Talk 2

Norman Rockwell: The Famous Artist

Monday, January 24, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

In this second lecture on the great American artist, Joan delves further into his life and work.

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Art Talk 3

Iconic Women Artists: Unique Female Artists

Monday, February 14, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

Art has never belonged to men alone. While many of history’s most famous artists have been men, there is no shortage of masterpieces created by brilliant women artists. Art historian Joan Jacobs discusses six iconic women artists — Plautilla Nelli, Dorothea Lange, Charlotte Salomon, Ida Ten Eych O’Keeffe, Grandma Moses and Niki de Saint Phalle — and the ways they shaped the face of art.

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Art Talk 4

Impressionism Part One: The Beginning

Monday, Mach 7, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

Claude Monet’s Impression, Sunrise was first displayed at the “Exhibition of the Impressionists” alongside the work of many artists who had been rejected by the Paris Salon. In this lecture, Joan examines the painting that inspired the name of the Impressionist movement.

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Art Talk 5

Impressionism Part Two: Techniques and Style

Monday, March 21, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

The Impressionists utilized color in ways never seen before. With small brushstrokes and lighter palettes of vivid colors, they sought to capture the optical effects of light on a subject — the visual perception, or impression, of that subject — rather than aiming for pure realism. In this lecture, Joan details this revolutionary use of color.

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Art Talk 6

Impressionism Part Three: Famous Artists

Monday, April 4, 2022, 10am
Daniels Pavilion
Joan Jacobs, lecturer

In this lecture, Joan discusses French Impressionist artists Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cassatt, Cezanne, Morisot and Pissarro, who created some of the best-known and most-loved works in the history of art — and how they changed the face of art forever.

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