CRITICAL INQUIRY: A WORKSHOP IN THE VISUAL ARTS
Taught by Marcia Rackow, Carrie Wilson, and Ken Kimmelman
What Dorothy Koppelman—beloved artist, teacher, and colleague—wanted most was that the Aesthetic Realism understanding of art and life flourish: be known and studied.
In keeping with this fact—and the purpose of the Aesthetic Realism Foundation itself—the Critical Inquiry class, which she began and taught so greatly, continues. It is being taught by Aesthetic Realism consultants Marcia Rackow, Carrie Wilson, and Ken Kimmelman.
This is a statement providing information; but accompanying it, as one may imagine, is very large emotion.
Class Description. Works in process by persons engaged in the visual arts—painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography—are looked at and discussed with Eli Siegel’s 15 Questions, “Is Beauty the Making One of Opposites?,” as the critical criterion. There is class discussion, and some questions asked are: What is your intention?; What is the relation of subject matter and technique?; What is your criticism of the way you see?; As an artist, what do you hope for?
Current Text: Eli Siegel, “Art as Criticism,” in The Right of Aesthetic Realism to Be Known #820
Monthly Class (no advance registration needed)
3rd Sunday of each month, 11:00 AM – 1 PM
For information, call Registrar at 212.777.4490[back to classes]