Art and Sisterhood: The Early Influencers with Bridget Sterling

Ref: C3533342

Looking at a selection of well-known female artists, both living and dead, the course aims to celebrate strong, independent and unique women artists whose practices explored what it meant to them to be women. We will look at their biographies and examine where possible influences filtered into their practices. Artists include; Vanessa Bell, Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois and Tracy Emin

Course aim

This course aims to celebrate notable women artists, both past and present, by providing a brief introduction to their practice and what has made their voice so unique and powerful.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • List four well known female artists and what makes their work interesting
  • Describe at least one artwork from said four well known female artists
  • Recite three new art terms that helps to describe contemporary fine art

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

This course will be online and you do not need to bring anything other than your interest or a pen and paper if you wish to take notes

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Art and Sisterhood: The Early Influencers with Bridget Sterling

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This course is only available as part of this programme.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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