Drawing Class

Nature Morte and the Significant Objects Exhibition: Cezanne and New Perspectives

Tulips in a Vase, 1888-1890
Paul Cézanne
French, 1839-1906
Oil on paper, mounted on board
28-1/2 x 16-1/2 in. (72.4 x 41.9 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation, Gift of Mr. Norton Simon

Nature Morte and the Significant Objects Exhibition: Cezanne and New Perspectives

Date: Friday, November 02, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Teacher: Cole Case
Type: Drawing Class

Los Angeles–based artist Cole Case leads an in-depth investigation of the still-life genre. The course examines the formal compositional elements of works from the Museum’s collection and the exhibition "Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life." Using the techniques discussed, students create original compositions inspired by the work of the masters.

Cezanne and New Perspectives
Cézanne's approach to still life changed the genre forever. Inspired by Cézanne’s "Tulips in a Vase," 1888–90, one of Norton Simon’s favorite acquisitions, participants create a still life that focuses on shifting perspectives, value and color usage.


Special Exhibition Galleries | All levels of experience are welcome. Each class is $20 ($16 for members), and space is limited to 18 participants. All materials and admission to the galleries on the day of class are included. | Online registration is required. For further information, contact the Education Department at (626) 844-6980.