Posts tagged ‘MoMA Courses’
March 24, 2014  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: March 24–30

While all across America students are enjoying spring break, this week at MoMA we’re hitting the books, tackling thought-provoking issues, and offering a plethora of ways to dig deep into the world of art and art history. Here are just a few of the classes, talks, and resources on offer:

May 28, 2013  |  Learning and Engagement
MoMA Online Courses: Creating Color
Johannes Itten. Color Sphere in 7 Light Values and 12 Tones (Farbenkugel in 7 Lichtstufen und 12 Tönen). 1921. Lithograph

Johannes Itten. Color Sphere in 7 Light Values and 12 Tones (Farbenkugel in 7 Lichtstufen und 12 Tönen). 1921. Lithograph, composition (irreg): 17 3/16 x 11 7/16″ (43.7 x 29 cm); sheet: 18 5/8 x 12 9/16″ (47.3 x 31.9 cm). Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund. © 2013 Johannes Itten/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/PROLITTERIS, Switzerland

“Color deceives continuously.” – Josef Albers

Take a deep breath…

Eugène Delacroix, Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Post-Impressionists

March 2, 2011  |  Counter Space, Events & Programs
Home Is Where the Art Is

From left: My drawing from class. Frank Lloyd Wright. American System-Built Houses for The Richards Company, project, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Plan of model C3. c. 1915–17. Lithograph. Gift of David Rockefeller, Jr. Fund, Ira Howard Levy Fund, and Jeffrey P. Klein Purchase Fund. © 2011 Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


“You have one minute. Grab a piece of scrap paper and draw a house.” And with that simple direction, Professor Jennifer Gray began MoMA’s continuing education class, Dwell: Histories of Modern Housing.

I frantically drew, erased, and redrew my house, wondering what the other students were conjuring up and scribbling down. I was curious if the drawings would be as different as the classmates, who ranged from a Czech woman to a Brooklyn architect to a retired empty-nester to me, an art director at an advertising agency. They weren’t. And that was exactly the point of this seemingly rudimentary exercise.