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These courses, derived from the teachings of Albert Barnes and Violette de Mazia, focus on rigorous close looking and analysis.
This special track offers an immersion in the Barnes method and an introduction to other interpretive approaches.
Get a better understanding of why Albert Barnes arranged his collection in such an unconventional way.
This class explores the meaning of “modernism” and examines the relationship between painting, literature, and other media from the modern era.
Learn basic aesthetic principles and discover art’s communicative power by studying directly in the Barnes galleries.
Find out how Giotto and Cézanne opened up new ways of thinking about three-dimensional space in art.