‘Artists in the City: From Masters to Modernists,’ Online Lecture This Wednesday

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A free, online lecture by ArtScapades, “Artists in the City: From Masters to Modernists,” is being offered at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 26 by The Rowayton Arts Center.

Johannes Vermeer

View of Houses in Delft, Known as The Little Street” by Johannes Vermeer c. 1658

— an announcement from Rowayton Arts Center

ArtScapades will look at how artists portrayed cities in their works, from 17th century realistic cityscapes to 20th century abstract metropolitan views.

Included in this lecture are work by Johannes Vermeer, Camille Pissarro, John Sloan, Edward Hopper, Piet Mondrian, Georgia O’Keeffe and more.

Visit rowaytonarts.org to sign up and a Zoom invite will be sent out to each participant.

Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman began ArtScapades in 2009 after teaching art appreciation in the New Canaan public school system in order to share their knowledge with adults who wanted to learn more about art history.

ArtScapades Robin Hoffman Jodi Stiffleman

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ArtScapades lecturers, from left: Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffleman

RAC celebrates the study, creation and appreciation of the arts through classes, exhibitions and events open to all in the community.

The gallery and art school have space for regional artists to exhibit their art and a classroom for workshops and classes at all levels offered to children and adults.

Visit RowaytonArts.org and follow @rowaytonarts.

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