Revolutions & Revelations: Avant-Garde Art of the 20th Century

The 20th Century was an era of constant renewal in the arts, with artists seeking new modes of self-expression and cultural production. These visionaries gave us radical new ways of seeing the world. Join us every Thursday, 6-7 pm at the Museum for our free Summer Speaker Series. Art historian Wendy Slatkin, Ph. D will explore the most exciting Western works of art of the 1900s and provide the historical contexts that defined these important works of art.

Art historian Wendy Slatkin, Ph. D

July 11 – 1900-1909: Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Gauguin, Cézanne, Picasso

July 18 – 1910-1919: Cubism, Expressionism, Constructivism, Dada, Kirchner, Malevich, Duchamp

July 25 – 1920-1929: Bauhaus, Surrealism, American Modernism, Miro, Magritte, O’Keefe

August 1– 1930-1939: Mexican Mural Movement, Exiles & Émigrés, Calder, Mondrian, Sheets