The Friends of Weston Library welcome ArtScapades for a series of lectures you can watch in your own home…via ZOOM!
Here’s what you have to do….go to westonpubliclibrary.org and register through their calendar, and you will receive a link to join to watch East Meets West: From Japonism to Impressionism.
Just before 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16th, make yourself comfortable, grab a drink, maybe even your dinner, and click on the link you were sent to join the ZOOM presentation…then sit back and watch East Meets West.
ArtScapades will look at the influence of Japanese art and culture on French and American Impressionism. This lecture begins with a look at two of Japan’s master printmakers, Hokusai and Hiroshige, and will then move on to discuss their influence on well known names of the Impressionist movement including Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase and Childe Hassam.
The series continues on Tuesday, March 16th with a lecture titled Fauvism and Beyond: From Color to Form which will look at the art of Henri Matisse and André Derain.
Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman, of ArtScapades, began teaching art appreciation in 1998. They have presented at libraries and museums in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida.