12. July 2020 - 20:00 till 21:00
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
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Online Course: Surrealism - 1920s to Now | Sunday, 12. July 2020

Online Course:



NGV curators and guests present an intermediate level study of the history of Surrealism and its ongoing influence on contemporary art and visual culture.



Starting with the birth of the movement in Europe in the 1920s, the course introduces the key techniques and processes used by the Surrealists, its arrival in Australia in the 1930s and the ways that it continues to be referenced by artists, film-makers and advertisers working today.



This course is self-guided and delivered through introductory videos, essay readings, activities and quizzes developed by NGV curators, specialist academics and industry experts.



Click the link in the ticket section of this event for more enrolment information.



ENROLMENT OPTIONS

Basic Course Enrolment

M $44 / A $49

Includes 8-week access to learning materials from the course start date.



Premium Course Enrolment

M $134 / A $149

Includes 8-week access to the learning materials from the course start date and five virtual study sessions led by an NGV educator to explore the weekly content and answer your queries. Virtual study sessions are delivered via Webex each week. Capacity is limited to 15 people for this enrolment.



Virtual study sessions will run on Thursdays, 5–6pm for the course starting on 13 July, and on Fridays, 12–1pm for the course starting on 24 August.



COURSE OUTCOMES

- Define the history and evolution of Surrealism

- Identify key Surrealist artists

- Describe the role that Surrealism played in Australian art

- Discuss and interpret Surrealist art

- Summarise the influence of Surrealism on contemporary art and visual culture