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Art History Talk with Rebecca Albiani – Tina Modotti in Mexico

January 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tina Modotti (1896-1942) traveled to Mexico as Edward Weston’s apprentice but developed her own photographic vision. Combining strikingly modernist technique with subjects drawn from traditional Mexican life, Modotti’s photography had an important impact on Mexican art.

Introductions

In past years Rebecca’s talks have deepened our understanding of famous artists such as Picasso and Rembrandt. This year she is going to introduce us to some fascinating artists you have may never have heard of. From a Ukrainian folk artist to a Marxist photographer to a committed portraitist out of step with the art world’s embrace of abstraction, these artists made work that continues to resonate today. We’ll also look at two painters who are acute observers of their socioeconomic landscapes, one in early 17th century Netherlands and one in today’s Chicago. Join us to enrich your knowledge of the human stories behind these entrancing artworks.

Wednesday, January 18 at 11:30am

$20 General Admission
$18 VCA Members
Youth (18-) are FREE

Masks are optional.
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Art History Talks made possible with the generous support of
Tom & IdaGay Nicolino

 

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Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Phone:
1 206 259 3007

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Categories:
, ,

Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
1 206 259 3007