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Intersection of Art and Culture with Diane Levinson | Ryan Ranch

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Course Description:

Art and culture have a profound and intricate relationship, with each influencing and shaping the other in a reciprocal manner. Art can impact and reflect cultural values, serve as a tool for cultural preservation, and provide a medium for cultural expression. This course will take a deep dive into Contemporary artists with emphasis placed on how these creators responded to their culture and social context. Artists to be discussed include Yinka Shonibare, El Anatsui, Kehinde Wiley, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Kerry James Marshall, Yayoi Kusuma, and Robert Colescott, to name just a few.

 

Tuition: $40.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


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Day/Time

Thursdays, Apr. 4, 11, 18 *10:00 a.m. - noon* (3 sessions)

Location

CSUMB at Ryan Ranch, 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey

Facilitator:

Diane Levinson is an artist, art instructor and arts advocate who has taught art and art history at Santa Clara University, CSU Monterey Bay and Monterey Peninsula College, among others.