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ADULT WORKSHOP Learning to Look: The Mural of Jose Clemente Orozco

Come and explore this mural - now recognized as a national landmark - and learn techniques for interpreting and appreciating any work of art. Register by August 19.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audience(s): Alumni, Public
Categories: Arts, Exhibitions, Lectures & Seminars, Workshops & Training
Registration required.

DATE CHANGE: workshop is now August 21, register by August 19.

In 1932, Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco was invited to Dartmouth as an artist-in-residence to demonstrate fresco painting technique. He subsequently stayed in Hanover for two years and painted an ambitious mural in the brand-new Baker Library entitled The Epic of American Civilization. Come and explore this mural-now recognized as a national landmark-and learn techniques for interpreting and appreciating any work of art. The workshop will be discussion-based and participatory. Call (603) 646-1469 by August 19 to register.

Image caption: José Clemente Orozco, Mexican, 1883-1949, The Coming of Quetzalcoatl, panel 5 of The Epic of American Civilization, 1932-34, Fresco. Commissioned by the Trustees of Dartmouth College; P.934.13.7.

Originally submitted by: Charlotte C. Noordsy
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