Event: SURREALISM: HAND-ON HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Organizer: SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES
Speakers: Patricia Howard
Tickets: $95 (concessions may apply)
Date: Jul 16th 12:00pm Pacific Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Jul 16th 12:00pm | ET: Jul 16th 3:00pm.
Europe - UK: Jul 16th 8:00pm | CET: Jul 16th 9:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Jul 17th 3:00am | AET: Jul 17th 5:00am.
"Delve into the fascinating history of photography as an art form in this unique program that combines a lecture with a hands-on project. Art historian and photographer Patricia Howard introduces the world of the photo surrealists—Man Ray, Laszlo Maholy Nagy, Hannah Höch, and others—and explores how they pushed the boundaries of photographic imagery in the 1920s to 1940s.
Photograms (or rayograms) were popularized by Man Ray and are camera-less images created with photographic materials. Collages were often created with found materials. In the hands-on portion of the program, participants will make their own surrealist collages. Participants will be given a list of materials—such as postcards, old magazines, glue, and scissors—to gather prior to the class..."
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This course has 2 sessions, taking place on Saturday July 16 and Saturday July 23 2022.
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