Art History & Appreciation

History of the Printed Image, Part 1 (Online Lecture)

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Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00 PM (Online)
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Advance registration is required.

This is event is being held online. After registering, connection information will be emailed to you.

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Allison Syvertsen
Anthony Rosati

In this three week, evening lecture, join PAFA faculty and accomplished printmaker Tony Rosati for an overview of important prints and books spanning the 15th to the 20th centuries.  Learn about artists in their context and the evolution of various printmaking mediums through three fascinating lectures:  

  • 15th- and 16th-Century Engraving and Etching 
  • Color Chiaroscuro Relief Printmaking in the 16th Century and Beyond 
  • The Advent of 19th-Century Technologies and the Evolution of 20th-Century Screenprinting  

View and discuss milestone prints and books from the collections of the PAFA museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Library of Congress.  Nix the Netflix and enjoy this compelling dinnertime conversation for anyone who loves looking at, and learning about, art!  Note: This class is lecture-only.

Register by:  May 31

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