Swedish Impressionism Part 2

Ref: C3680294

The Opponents can be likened to Swedish Impressionists, evolving new ways of depicting their world whilst concerned that their art should also contribute to a more enlightened society. Certain artists lives and work will be looked at in depth, especially Bruno Liljefors, considered by many to be the world's first Environmental Artist, and the mature careers of Carl Larsson and Anders Zorn, amongst other significant artists. This course will continue to present these artists in the context of their time, at the leading edge of Scandinavian art & society.

Course aim

In this course we will continue to study the later careers of Carl Larsson and Anders Zorn, and the life and career of Bruno Liljefors, along with other artists determined to transform their society with their visions of Sweden.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • be familiar with the art and life of the artists covered
  • contextualise them within their time and society
  • consider the 'Opponents' contribution to developments in painting
  • be more aware of Swedish culture

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Nothing else is required

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Swedish Impressionism Part 2

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  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
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  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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