Young Artists' Workshop

Artful Baskets

Apples, Pears, and Primroses on a Table, 1871-1872
Gustave Courbet 
French, 1819-1877
Oil on canvas
23-1/2 x 28-3/4 in. (59.7 x 73 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation
M.1999.2.1.P

Artful Baskets

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Speaker: Cameron Taylor-Brown
Type: Young Artists' Workshop

Spend an afternoon in the galleries with artist Cameron Taylor-Brown discovering delicious foods painted by the masters, followed by a basket-making workshop inspired by your discoveries. Then layer yarn, paper and cloth scraps onto a balloon template to create beautiful fiber baskets based on the colors and textures of fruits, vegetables and roots observed in the Norton Simon collections.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | The course is free, and space is limited to 20 participants. All materials are provided. | Online registration is required. For further information, contact the Education Department at (626) 844-6980.