December programs on Zoom
With Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo
The programs are free, but registration is required
Made possible by the Thaw Charitable Trust Endowment
PICTURE THE DIVINE
Wednesday, December 8
3:00 - 4:15 pm EST
How do you picture your inner spiritual life? How might you paint it? Celebrate the season as we explore how Pollock, Krasner, and other modern artists express their deepest spirituality. Then, guided by Joyce, you will paint or draw your own vision of what divinity looks like to you. Have art materials on hand. Following the workshop, participants will be invited to share their creations.
Hilma af Klint, Altarpieces, 1915. Installation view: Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, October 12, 2018–April 23, 2019. Photo: David Heald. © 2018 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.
PICASSO IN POLLOCK
Thursday, December 9
4:00 - 5:00 pm EST
The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center’s exhibition, Picasso in Pollock, has been extended, and this Zoom program invites visitors on a live walk through this special installation. Following a tour of the barn studio, discover how Picasso’s abstract art influenced Pollock’s creativity and expressive imagery.
Jackson Pollock, Untitled, ca. 1943. Ink, graphite and watercolor on cardstock, 5 5/8 x 17 7/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman. © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
PAINT THE SEASON
Wednesday, December 15
4:00 - 5:00 pm EST
Joyful, overwhelmed, lonely, angry, or excited? Discover how Pollock and Krasner expressed their feelings in groundbreaking abstract art. Tour the barn studio where both artists created their masterpieces. Have art materials on hand so you can work alongside Joyce as she demonstrates how to release your emotions by creating abstract artwork that tells how you feel about the holiday season.
Lee Krasner, The Seasons, 1957. Oil on canvas, 7.75 x 17 feet. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
Monday, December 20
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Children, teens, and adults are invited to celebrate the season with a fun-filled drip painting workshop live on Zoom. Discover what creativity is all about as you tour Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's home and studio. Then paint along with Joyce as she demonstrates how to drip paint and use other unusual techniques to create an amazine artwork. Supplies needed: liquid paint (acrylic or tempera), sticks or brushes, paper or canvas.
"Tracing Paint" available for download from Oculus and Viveport