Art Appreciation & History

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The aim of the course is to introduce students to the pleasures of art appreciation and Art History in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. This four week course will examine different ways of looking and appreciating art while considering aspects of Art History (with an emphasis on Renaissance and Twentieth Century Art) . No prior knowledge is necessary for the course. Richard Gunning is a figurative painter who has been exhibiting since 1984 and is represented in all of the major collections in Western Australia including The Art Gallery of Western Australia, The University of Western Australia, the Westfamers Collection and the Holmes a Court Collection. As well as being a practicing artist he has a keen interest in the history and appreciation of art and has travelled extensively in his pursuit of this interest.