History of American Art: Enrolling now-Lincoln.

Explore North American art from pre-Colonial times, with glimpses at Native-American and Afro-American works.

The course begins tomorrow (Tuesday 12th April 2016).


Through paintings, follow the historic American wars and the pioneering explorations westward, then discuss the art of such well-known modern painters as Hopper, Wyeth and O’Keefe.

Cheroke straw work, traditional Native american art work

Tutor: Maureen Ille

Date & time: Tuesday 12 April 1.30-3.30pm

Venue: Friends Meeting House, 1 Park Street, Lincoln LN1 1UR

Fee: £53.90 for 7 weeks or free if in receipt of an income related benefit .    


1771-73 Charles Willson Peale (American artist, 1741-1827). The Peale Family.

The course will explore the development of art in North America from pre-Colonial times into the early 20th century, the social context in which it was created, and external / wider influences on style.

For further information, or to book a place, please contact:

WEA Lincoln Office Tel: 01522 522472

or book online at http://www.wea.org.uk/courses

Email: lincolnoffice@wea.org.uk


Pictures shown clockwise from top- The Wiley Family, 1771 William Williams (American colonial era artist, 1727-1791). , The Gas Station, 1940  (Hopper),  Soup Can 1962 by Andy Warhol,

Oh Jeff…, I Love You,Too, But…, (Roy Lichtenstein , 1964)


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