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The visual arts have played a major role in politics since antiquity, sometimes promoting the ruling powers and sometimes opposing them. This survey of the subject will draw examples from many societies, ranging from ancient Egypt to the contemporary world.

440142

Instructor : Anne Betty Weinshenker 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 6/2/2017, ending 6/2/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Join art historian Deborah Zafman, Ph.D., for a lecture that promises to enhance your experience of MOMA’s monographic exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg. The lecture will provide a deeper grasp of Rauschenberg the man, the artist, his prolific and varied creative output, and the art historical context in which his works can best be understood and their significance appreciated.

440140

Instructor : Deborah Zafman 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 6/6/2017, ending 6/6/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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One of New York’s most unconventional painters, Florine Stettheimer was a keen and opinionated observer of the people and rapidly changing world around her. Her famous salon, attended by New York’s avant-garde during the 1920s through the early ’40s, was legendary. She prophetically chose to portray subjects considered controversial even today, such as race, sexual orientation, gender, and religion. Come and hear about her unique life and see some of her most celebrated works. It is time to recognize Florine Stettheimer as one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, whose work remains as modern and relevant today as it was a century ago.

440120

Instructor : Janet Mandel 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; starting 6/8/2017, ending 6/8/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Why is Surrealism so strange?  What were those artists thinking?  Find out in this class, where we analyze their dreams a la Freud.   

440143

Instructor : Marcie Cooperman 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 6/13/2017, ending 6/13/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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Capitalism is both a creator and destroyer, destroying the old to make way for the new. It creates inexpensive goods and services, creates new technologies, creates new values and new ways of seeing. It creates new wealth and new inequality. Capitalism is not only an economic system. It is also a system of thinking and feeling, almost a religion. This talk about the creative and destructive aspects of capitalism will explore how it shapes our thinking. Is cynicism an inevitable by-product of capitalism, like pollution and global warming -- a kind of pollution of the mind and heart?

440137

Instructor : Steve Golin 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 6/19/2017, ending 6/19/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

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