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Art Lectures with Jacqueline Hahn

Learn more about the great masters and their artwork in the monthly Beyond the Canvas art lectures presented by art professor Jacqueline Hahn. These special programs are funded by the Friends of the Library and filmed by NBTV. Streaming video can be found by using the links below or visiting the City of Newport Beach website NBTV listings.

Cubism ArtCubism

Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Discover why “Cubism” is considered one of the most influential visual art styles of the early 20th century. NBTV Video

Braque ArtGeorges Braque

Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Enjoy a fascinating lecture about Georges Braque, who was at the forefront of the revolutionary art movement of Cubism.

Kandinsky_102x102Wassily Kandinsky

Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Find out more about Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky and how he interpreted color through music and became known as the first purely abstract artist.

DuChamp_102x102Marcel Duchamp

Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Closely associated with Cubism, conceptual arts and the American Dada movement, Duchamp is a fascinating study.

Magritte_102x102Rene Magritte

Wednesday, May 24, 7 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Explore the thought-provoking art of surrealist artist, Rene Magritte, and how his art interpreted everyday objects.