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Understanding Color in Painting

Understanding Materials and Techniques

Tuesday, July 14, 10am – 4pm

#SeeingtheBarnes

Henri Matisse. Still Life with Gourds (detail), July 1916. BF313. © 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

$170; members $153

Registration opens December 13 at 10 am.
Member presale begins December 11 at 10 am.

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About the Class

Take an in-depth look at the use of color in masterworks from the Barnes collection. This course includes classroom demonstrations in oil, revealing impressionist and fauvist techniques. In gallery visits, students will closely analyze works by Frans Hals, Georges Seurat, and Henri Matisse.

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.