Art History: Family Ties – Mothers and Daughters

Via Zoom; For ages 18+

Thursday, March 11, 2021
10:30 AM – 12 PM

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Two Thursdays, March 11 & 18

Explore the role of family ties portrayed in the groundbreaking work of the Saar and Velarde/Hardin families, particularly the matriarchs, who each played a seminal role in the work of their descendants. Engage in lively conversations and broaden your perception of familial influences, relationships, and divergent approaches to creativity.

Instructor Laurie Seban is a Northern California native with a master's in art history from the University of California, Davis, specializing in non-Western and modern art. She currently teaches Native American art at California State University, Sacramento.


$40 members
$65 nonmembers

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Image 1: Alison Saar (American, born 1956), Jitterbug (detail), from the Copacetic portfolio, 2019. Linocut on handmade Japanese Hamada kozo paper, 191/2 x 18 in. Crocker Art Museum purchase with funds provided by the Marcy and Mort Friedman Acquisition Fund; and Janet Mohle-Boetani, M.D., and Mark Manasse, 2019.60.7. © Alison Saar. Photo: Courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery and Mullowney Printing.

Image 2: Helen Hardin, Changing Woman (detail), 1980. Etching, ed. 1/65, 24 3/4 x 18 1/2 in. Loan from Helen Hardin #1's LLC.

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