Course Description

This art appreciation course explores still life, genre, and super-sized installation depictions of food and dining by artists as varied as Arcimboldo, Cézanne, Matisse, and Judy Chicago. Featuring ravishing details that range from the symbolic to the social, our discussion centers on an array of artists, ‘isms, media, and scale that dramatically connects our understanding of eating rituals from the past to the present. A blending of lecture and artful conversation contributes to learning for all. 


This course meets live, online via Zoom as follows: 4 Thursdays, April 13 to May 4, 2023 from 1 to 2:30 PM  

*NOTE: Register for both Portraiture of and for the People and Tasty Tidbits to Big Bites, at the time of registration, and pay a discounted fee of $149 for both courses, which represents a more than 15 percent discount. You do not need to take Part 1 in order to take Part 2. 

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