IN PERSON: In this discussion-based course, we will look at modern and contemporary art on view at the Nasher Museum of Art. We will also spend time in the classroom considering relevant art movements and creating a context for the art in the galleries. Our topics will include Early American modernism, surrealism and abstraction, along with African-American figuration. Classes will meet in the university classroom and in the museum galleries. | Facilitated discussion.
Max enrollment: 14.
Location: Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham NC 27705
Ruth Caccavale has a passion for discussing art with people. She has worked in education positions at a number of museums. Since her move to North Carolina in 2011, Ruth has taught over two dozen OLLI courses. She also works in the education department at Duke’s Nasher Museum of Art. For 10 years prior to this, she taught a variety of art history courses at Rutgers University in New Jersey.