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The Fauve Palette

Understanding Materials and Techniques

Tuesdays, March 19 – April 9, 6 – 8pm

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Al Gury. Reclining Nude (detail), 2017. © Al Gury 2018

$200; members $180

(4 classes)

About the Class

In lectures, collection visits, and instructor demonstrations, learn how color theories and painting practices intersected during the fauve movement, especially in the work of Henri Matisse and his American follower Alfred Maurer.

Capacity: 18

Instructor

Al Gury

Gury is chair of painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he teaches drawing, painting, and art history. A painter of landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and figures, he also exhibits at F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia and other galleries around the country. He is the author of three books on art and numerous articles published nationally and internationally.