The World of Photography

Thursday, April 5, 2018
6 - 8 PM

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Three Thursdays, April 5 - 19

Ages 18+

Photography enlightens, provokes, and informs. Deepen your appreciation and knowledge of this compelling medium during three diverse sessions.

· Session 1: The Art of Looking. Using images that span the history of the medium, you will acquire greater understanding of how composition, content, and context intertwine to provide meaning and why certain photographs are deemed art.

· Session 2: Great Movements. Learn about the great movements in photography and expand your vocabulary for critiquing and discussing the medium. Students will develop understanding of Pictorialism, the Photo-Secession, Modernism, Group f/64, scientific photography, and Post-modernism.

· Session 3: History of Landscape Photography. Learn about the evolution of landscape photography from the 19th century to the present, from the ethereal to the majestic and the haunting. View and discuss iconic works by Timothy O’Sullivan, Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Edward Burtynsky.

$60 members • $80 nonmembers

Instructor: Terry Nathan

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About the Instructor:

Terry Nathan is a professor in the Art/Science Fusion Program at the University of California, Davis, where he also teaches Photography: Bridging Art and Science. He also teaches landscape photography workshops in California and Texas, and frequently serves as a juror and judge for art exhibitions. He has spoken on the art, history, science, and practice of photography at several national symposia.


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No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.


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