Impressionism and Japonisme: Graphic Space
Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903), Tahitian Woman and Boy, 1899, Oil on canvas, Norton Simon Art Foundation, Gift of Mr. Norton Simon.
- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Richard Houston
Join artist and educator Richard Houston in this six-week course investigating how Japanese design elements in woodblock prints influenced European art in the late 19th century. Each week, students explore various design strategies through a series of exercises using the Museum’s renowned Impressionist collection.
Investigate line, idealized geometric shapes and graphic space in the compositions of Édouard Vuillard, Paul Gauguin and Édouard Manet.
- All levels of experience are welcome. Each class is $25 ($20 for members), and space is limited to 20 participants. All materials and admission to the galleries on the day of class are included.
- Advance registration is required. Please use the register button
- Meets in Entrance Gallery