Take a Class
These are the traditional courses derived from the teachings of Albert Barnes and Violette de Mazia. Classes focus on rigorous formal analysis and direct visual engagement with works of art. In this method, close looking at art helps build critical-thinking skills that can be carried beyond the gallery walls.
This class surveys Paul Cézanne’s influence on European modernism and traces the development of his visual language.
Learn basic aesthetic principles and discover art’s communicative power by studying works in the Barnes collection.