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Learn the physical aspects of how art is made.
This special track offers an immersion in the Barnes method and an introduction to other interpretive approaches.
In this one-day workshop, learn how the once-humble still life became an important genre in contemporary art.
Explore the history and use of color in paintings from the Barnes collection.
Explore the unique cut-paper method developed by Henri Matisse and discover your inner artist with a hands-on lesson.
Through careful looking and in-class exercises, learn how the old masters layered materials to create luminous color and illusionistic precision.
Learn how the extraordinary metalwork in the Barnes collection was created and used, and see how it is preserved today.
Explore how the creative choices made by artists communicate their vision and affect the viewer’s experience.