Art
Through an introduction and training in the knowledge and evaluation of works or artists, this course seeks to make a formal review of different periods or events that have marked the history of art.

Reflections on art. In the mind of an artist: Art, desire and interpretation.
Aimed at people over 15 years old | Beginner level  

This seminar intends to work in a deepening of the disturbing and structural aspects of contemporary art; in order to train spectators and artists in critical contact with their artistic tradition.

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In these sessions the participant will obtain artistic analysis tools to develop their love for the arts and their creativity. With this we will obtain conceptual bases to explore and reflect on contemporary art and rethink our own work.

Session 1 | Art, transgression and aesthetics
1.1. History of transgression in art
1.2 Art as a form of freedom. Art in the XNUMXth century

Session 2 | Art, desire and aesthetics
2.1 History of desire in art. From Theseus to The Temptations of Saint Anthony
2.2 Desire as an ally of art. Tell the truth in different ways
2.3. Your favorite “Goya Jewelry” section

Session 3 | Art, religion and merchandise
3.1 The religion of art. Desire for infinity. Tiepolo
3.2 Art and desire. Gustav Adolf Mossa
3.2 The religion of consumption. Desire for status. From Warhol to the advertising campaign

Session 4 | culture war
4.1. The art of those who wanted to silence. Stanley Kubrick. (current expressionism)
4.2. The art of against tyrants. Black and South American cinema. (Social realism and cultural war)
4.3 Your favorite section “Unknown jewels of art”

Session 5 | In the mind of an artist
5.1 Interview about art and creativity with Carolina Martínez, specialist in Psychology

Session 6 | Interpretation
6.1 Art and symbology, a look into the depths.
6.2 Art and atmospheres, what the panorama of the work of art tells us: Forests and passions. The city and the
class struggle, The bar and the search for identity. The battle and need for truth

Session 7 | The monsters that we are
7.1 Study on what the monsters of art reveal about culture. Moby Dick, Frankenstein, Mephistopheles,
Polyphemus, Dr. Morarity, Medusa and Dr. Moreau.

Samuel-Rodriguez-Seminars-Art
Samuel Rodriguez Medina

He is a professor of Art, Cinema and Aesthetics at the ITESM campus Monterrey. He has a postgraduate degree in Contemporary Philosophy with an emphasis on art from the University of Granada, Spain. His books on Theory of Art "The awakening of the Look", "Night flight" (Ed. Font), and narrative, "The absence" (Arkho Ediciones), and "Death to the drift" (Alcion editora), have been published in both Mexico and Argentina. He has participated in national and international artistic and editorial projects and conferences with prestigious institutions. IG: samuelrodriguezdecember.

Cost: 1,650 * pesos

15% discount: Chavos MARCO Membership (Student Discount): purchase your credential at the Museum.
10% discount:
• Re-enrollment: applies to MARCO students, enrolled in the immediate previous block.
• Prompt payment: applies to new admission or ex-students of previous blocks.
• INAPAM with valid credential.
* IMPORTANT: The course start week does not apply any discount.

7 sessions | From August 5 to September 23 (holiday September 16) | Monday, 18:30 p.m. to 20:00 p.m.

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A tour of art history from the perspective of contemporary art
Aimed at all audiences | Ages 15 to 64 years

At the end of this course, participants will be able to critically analyze the influence of historical movements on contemporary art, as well as identify and contextualize some of the main currents and artists from antiquity to the present day. Historical knowledge can be applied in the interpretation of art.

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This course offers an analysis and reflection on art history from the perspective of contemporary art. Through seven sessions, the influences of different artistic periods on current art will be explored, highlighting how contemporary artists reinterpret and dialogue with the past. Major artistic currents will be examined from antiquity to the present, with a focus on the dynamic relationship between past and present in the art world. Participants will develop a deep understanding of the evolution of art and its impact on contemporary creation, analyzing works by key artists throughout history.

1 session
Introduction to Contemporary Art and its Relationship with the Past
1.1 Definition and characteristics of contemporary art
1.2 Introduction to the relationship between contemporary art and art history
1.3 Contemporary artists who reinterpret works from the past (e.g. Jeff Koons, Banksy, among others)

2 session
Classical Influences on Contemporary Art
2.1 Main characteristics of Greek and Roman art
2.2 Contemporary artists inspired by classical antiquity (e.g. Anish Kapoor, Damien Hirst, among others)
2.3 Comparison of classic and contemporary works

3 session
Renaissance and Contemporary Art
3.1 Historical context and characteristics of the Renaissance
3.2 Contemporary artists influenced by the Renaissance (e.g. Cindy Sherman, Kehinde Wiley)
3.3 Reflection on Renaissance techniques and themes in current works

4 session
Baroque and Rococo in Contemporary Creation
4.1 Characteristics of baroque and rococo art
4.2 Contemporary artists adopting baroque/rococo elements (e.g. Jenny Saville, Kehinde Wiley)
4.3 Analysis of baroque/rococo works and their contemporary reinterpretation

5 session
Avant-gardes of the 20th Century and their Legacy in Current Art
5.1 Main avant-garde movements: cubism, surrealism, dadaism, etc.
5.2 Key artists and their works (e.g. Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí)
5.3 Influence of the avant-garde on contemporary art (e.g. Ai Weiwei, Marina Abramović)

6 session
Conceptual Art and Postmodernism
6.1 Definition and characteristics of conceptual and postmodern art
6.2 Representative works and artists (e.g. Yoko Ono, Barbara Kruger)
6.3 Reflection on the evolution of art and its perception in the current context

7 session
Current and Future Trends in Contemporary Art
7.1 The impact of new technologies on art
7.2 Digital art, interactive installations and new forms of expression (e.g. Rafael Lozano-Hemmer,
Refik Anadol)
7.3 Predictions about the future of art and its relationship with history

Maria Ines Torres

Graduate in Arts from the University of Monterrey with a specialty in Culture as Social Capital. She has dedicated herself to teaching and the educational area in Art, teaching classes and workshops in Visual Arts, Art History and Creativity at the secondary and high school level. She has various studies in Museography, Curatorship, Art History, Art Anthropology and Painting and Watercolor Workshops.
She is part of the It's Doodle Time! project, where she participated as manager and writer of the children's book: It's Doodle Time! She has collaborated at MARCO since 2017 in the Educational department.

Cost: 1,650 * pesos

15% discount: Chavos MARCO Membership (Student Discount): purchase your credential at the Museum.
10% discount:
• Re-enrollment: applies to MARCO students, enrolled in the immediate previous block.
• Prompt payment: applies to new admission or ex-students of previous blocks.
• INAPAM with valid credential.
* IMPORTANT: The course start week does not apply any discount.

7 sessions | From August 5 to September 23 (holiday September 16) | Monday, 18:30 p.m. to 20:00 p.m.

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