Women in Art (Zoom Only)

OSH 689 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description:  In Art history we seldom see the important role that women artist had played. Still today women’s artwork is not valued at the same level as men’s. Nevertheless, artists like Artemisia Gentileschi and Georgia O’Keeffe were always honored and had a prolific career. Today, more than ever we have to acknowledge their contribution to the world.

Week 1: Artemisia Gentileschi and the Baroque.

Week 2: Gabriele Munter and the Theory of Color.

Week 3: Georgia O'Keeffe, Nature and the Sublime.

Week 4: The Surrealism of Leonora Carrington.

Week 5: Frida Kahlo, An autobiographical work.

Week 6: Marisol and Pop Art in New York.


Instructor: Dr. Batia Cohen


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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses are available either in-person only, via Zoom only or hybrid (either in-person or via Zoom). Please note the modality of each class. Membership is required.

OLLI 2023-2024 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2023-2024 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2023 Ends: 7/31/2024