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BYO brown bag lecture: History of Color in Painting

February 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

$10 – $15
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A Short History of Color in Painting
Wednesday, February 12 | Noon
Art educator Linda Young traces how artists have used color — from the luscious pigments used by 16th century Renaissance artists to the color-drenched canvasses of the 1960s Color Field painters – on Wednesday, February 12 at the Glen Arbor Arts Center, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. “A Short History of Color in Painting” is a BYO brown bag lecture, and begins at noon. Coffee and cookies will be provided.
Young’s talk takes a look at the use of light and color by the Impressionists and Post Impressionists, the importance of black to the Realists, radical use of color by the Fauves, and the energy-charged canvasses of the Futurists and Abstract Expressionists. It is offered as part of the GAAC exhibition COLOR. Young, a Leelanau County resident, was the Director of Museum Education at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for 20 years.
Tickets for this event are $10 GAAC member, $15 nonmembers. They may be reserved on-line at; or call 231/334-6112. COLOR is on display January 10 – March 26.


February 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10 – $15
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
231 334 6112
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