Art Appreciation

Course code: 19040
Location: Brighton Courthouse
Day/time:  Monday 1.45pm Weekly
Starts: 11-Feb  Ends: 24-Jun

Enjoy the work of the great old European masters such as Raphael, Velasquez and Rembrandt and the more modern ones such as Picasso, Matisse and Jackson Pollock. “Visit” some of the world’s great museums and learn about their collections and generous patrons. Discover the importance of the colours gold, blue and white throughout art history. “China meets the West” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has a resonance for today’s world, as does “A Woman’s Touch” at the National Museum of Women in Washington DC. Visual screen documentaries followed by comments and general discussion.

Diana Stock
Diana has a BA in Art History from LaTrobe University and was, for 25 years, a voluntary guide at the National Gallery of Victoria. She has also worked in a voluntary capacity at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the National Museum of Singapore. As a tour guide and leader for several international travel companies, she has led many groups around Australia and overseas. She believes art has the power to intrigue, amuse and enlighten the mind as well as lift the spirits.

Last updated 3 November 2018