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Sculpture Through the Ages: Part 2

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Program Description

We will return to our exploration of sculpture, beginning with the High Renaissance and one of the major artists of the period, Michelangelo (David). In the Baroque period, we will look at Benvenuto Cellini and Bernini, who created many of Rome’s magnificent fountains. From here, we will continue on to the sculptures of Versailles. Moving on to the Modern period, we will discuss the works of Degas (Little Dancer) and Rodin (The Thinker). We will finish with the works of Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Canada’s Bill Reid, Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons (Puppy), and the beautiful blown glass works of Dale Chihuly and his Studio and others. Come and join us for these unique sessions as we explore the art of sculpture and its artists. SCHEDULE: 4 Mondays, February 26 to March 18, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM This presentation will take place online. You will receive a link to the class by email 24 hours before the presentation begins. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Susan Moffatt has degrees from The University of Winnipeg and The School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, England. Over the years, she has taught a creative span of art history courses, that include The Art Survey through African, Contemporary, both Dutch and Italian Renaissance, Art Between the Wars, Manitoba and Canadian Art, Prehistoric Art, Impressionism, Art Nouveau/Art Deco, and others. Her other interests include heritage buildings. She is a member of the Friends of Dalnavert Board and has been associated with Dalnavert since its inception as a museum in 1974. She has also worked for the University of Manitoba (School of Art), the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the Manitoba Museum.


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