How to understand modern art?
ART СLUB | 10-31 JULY 2021
6 art movements. Key figures. Iconic artworks.
We're going on a unique exploration of the practice of modern art and its outlook. Prepare for a shift in perspective with expert guidance along the way.
In a Nutshell - What's It About?
Modern art in the contemporary world - a strange phenomenon.
That banana glued to a wall? Sold for $120,000.
What about the urinal that sold for $1.85 million?
And now, a digital artwork - an NFT - has been sold for $69 million.

What's happening? How did we end up here? How do we infer meaning from these pieces?
Lots of questions - we've got the answers.

From the past to today, join us for a 3-week journey with our expert where we look at the transformation of art. Together, we go back in time to the period in art history when artists began to reject realistic portraits and landscapes, leading to the revolution in perspective.

Understand modern art independently. Gain deeper insight by learning to analyse meanings and form connections between the styles.
Why should I join?
Learn the main principles and concepts of modern art
Unravel the hidden meanings behind iconic paintings
Easily distinguish between key styles and the artists
Become an attraction in and of yourself at museums
Level up your
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The Format - How Are We Doing This?
Join the chat group
Core discussions and communication take place in the Telegram group. Perfect way to learn new things with the like-minded individuals.
Review materials
The course is packed with text and visual materials, including notes from the expert, checklists and additional resources. They're yours to keep.
Watch short videos
Each module starts with a short introductory video from our expert. You'll be equipped with the key concepts necessary to make sense of the period and particular art movements.
Participate in the live session
At the end of the program, our expert hosts a live webinar. We'll reflect on 3 weeks of learning with provocative discussion. Get all those pressing questions answered.
Complete tasks
Solidify that knowledge! Quizzes and tasks are the best way to consolidate what you've learnt and create those neural links.
Novice or Connoisseur - This is for you!
Beginners
From zero to hero. There's no need for a background in the field. This is your stepping stone to better understand art and develop your appreciation.
Enthusiasts
Looking to consolidate your knowledge? If you've got experience in the subject, this course furthers your insight into the world of modern art. You're going to love it.
Networkers
Expand your network and broaden those horizons! This is a great place to meet newcomers and enthusiasts alike. The art space is your oyster - flex those socio-intellectual muscles.
Program of the club
6 art movements, key figures and artworks behind them
Our Expert? Find Out More
Dea Cvetkovic
With a strong focus on the history of modern art, Dea is an Art Historian with a keen eye and refined palate.

She's all about that museum life, wandering around them with purpose, wonder, and often both. She's also a keen traveller who has a penchant for photography, watching movies, and can chat endlessly about everything related to pop culture.
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Curious Muse is a platform and community of arts & culture enthusiasts from all over the world.

Our mission? Transforming daily learning into your best new habit.

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FAQs
How do I join the Art Club?
After you complete the payment process you will receive the confirmation email with relevant instructions.
What's required?
  1. You'll need to have a Telegram account on your device (don't worry if you don't have an account - it takes just 5 minutes to create one)

  2. Time commitment (approx. 2-3 hours per week)
Can I complete the assignment after the end of the program?
The Art Club group in Telegram will remain active so you'll be able to continue to engage with other fellow art aficionados. We will also invite you to the next program once it becomes available.
How much does it cost?
$25 USD for a 3-week course.

All materials and resources are yours to keep and refer back to once the course is complete.
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Impressionism
This 19th-century art movement was born in France. The impressionist preferred to leave the studio and went outside to paint "en plein air" (out in the fresh air).
Post-Impressionism
Without Impressionism, there wouldn't be Post-Impressionism of course. The term features many different artistic expressions from the end of the 19th century with a highly subjective approach to art.
Cubism
Cubism is mainly connected to the works of two artists, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. This modern art movement made a huge change in how things could be represented on canvas.
Fauvism
The Fauvists (meaning wild beasts) were a group of French painters. They used beautiful vivid and non-naturalistic colors in their portraits and landscapes.
Expressionism
German Expressionism was an early 20th-century movement organized in two groups: The Bridge led by Kirchner and The Blue Rider led by Kandinsky.
Futurism
Futurism was an Italian art movement born in 1909. It celebrated the new technologies of the modern world.
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