Lecture series. "History of Art: from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century"

05.11.2020 - 11.03.2021, Online Event,

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About The Event

ARTALEA Gallery of Contemporary Art in cooperation with art critic Natalia Bataraga announces the admission of participants to a series of lectures on art history.

16 lectures in Russian, 16 weeks, 2 hours a week, hundreds of slides, practical exercises, active discussions and many useful surprises. Complete World History of Art. From Ancient Egypt to the Early 20th Century.

Due to the state of emergency declared in the country, the next lectures will take place only in online broadcast format.

The lecture series includes:

  • Lecture 1. Ancient Egypt: "The Pursuit of Eternity" - record of video broadcast 
  • Lecture 2. Antiquity: The art of ancient Greece. "The birth of the ideal" - record of video broadcast
  • Lecture 3. Antiquity: The art of ancient Rome. "Art for the State" - record of video broadcast
  • Lecture 4. Early Christian art and Byzantine art. "From Catacombs to the First Temples." - record of video broadcast
  • Lecture 5. Medieval art. From Romanesque to Gothic.
  • Lecture 6. Italian Renaissance. Part 1 "Connecting Ideals".
  • Lecture 7. Italian Renaissance. Part 2 "Connecting Ideals".
  • Lecture 8. The Northern Renaissance. "The Golden Age of Dutch Painting".
  • Lecture 9. Northern Renaissance. "Germany and the Great Dürer".
  • Lecture 10. Art in Italy XVII-XVIII century. Architecture. "Passion, impulse and luxury".
  • Lecture 11. Art in Italy XVII-XVIII century. Painting. "Passion, impulse and luxury".
  • Lecture 12. Dutch realism and Flemish Baroque in the 17th century.
  • Lecture 13. Art in France and Spain in the 17th-18th centuries.
  • Lecture 14. Neoclassicism in French painting and architecture, European Romanticism and Realism in French Art in the 19th century.
  • Lecture 15. Impressionism and post-impressionism.
  • Lecture 16. Art at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. “Isms”


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6:30 - 8:30 p.m., from November 5, 2020 (16 lectures, 2 hours each, once a week on Thursdays)

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