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This NEW online ART HISTORY course is designed to give you a basic understanding of the Latin American art scene during the first half of the 20th century. In it, you will learn about the most significant artists of the region, focusing primarily on female artists whose contributions have been vastly underrated. Each lesson is recorded in high definition so you can watch, rewing and observe in detail at your own pace. Our promise is that by the end of the course not only will you begin to master an understanding of the art of the region but you will also have fallen IN LOVE with incredible artists you may not have heard of or appreciated before!
About the course
Purchase per module or buy the entire course
You can decide how you want to take your course. You can take individual modules only or take the entire course as a whole.
If you purchase the entire course you can access the live Q&A at the end of each course with the tutor or pay an extra £10 to be part.
If you attend all classes you will receive a certificate of attendance for the course.
All levels welcome
You don't need to have a master's in art history or know every museum in the world to fully appreciate this class. Our classes are meant to be enjoyed by anyone interested in the subject. Everyone is welcome!
What will you learn?
Life and work of over 50 artists from Latin America
Historical context of their creative practice
How they shaped the art scene of the region and their unique way of comprehending the world
Their dialogue with artists and movements of the avant gardes in Europe and the United States
Their legacy and importance for contemporary art
900+ min of classes
plus live q&a after each module
Extra bonus module for free
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Brazil: New Objectivity - Cildo Meireles, Anna Maria Maiolino
Argentina: Breaking Institutions - Mirtha Dermisache, Leon Ferrari & Graciela Carnevale
Colombia: Memory & Resistance - Miguel Angel Rojas, Clemencia Lucena
Valid only if you purchase the entire course by 9pm on 6 February 2023
Gift the first module for free to your best friend
Valid only if you purchase the entire course before midnight, on 4 Enero 2023
What our students have to say
Thank you so much for this evening´s session and last week´s too. Erudite, and intellectually stimulating, the content is both inspiring and accessible and the suggested readings have opened up a whole new area of study for us to dive into. Really, really enjoying it!
Thank you, Daniela, for this interesting and documented exhibition of three exceptional, avant-garde and very powerful women.
I really loved the course. I am especially grateful for the extensive reading material, Daniela's critical perspective and attentive listening.
Unlike other online courses, Amalgama offers a hands-on formative experience that significantly helps process information about a very complex subject. Its exceptional format gives a voice to all students, stimulating debate and reflection. Daniela's open-mindedness and dedication definitely facilitate the engagement of the class participants and leave in them a desire to keep investigating the subjects discussed
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to have any prior knowledge of art history to do this course?
No, all our lessons have been designed for anyone interested in art. Everyone is welcome!
When will the lessons be available?
Each module will go live on the 10th of every month over the course of 6 months (you will receive the full schedule once you register), so you will have enough time to study each video. At the end of each module, there will be a live Q&A so you can ask the tutor all the questions you have about the module and discuss the artists with your peers.
I have paid for the course what happens now?
You will receive an email with the course schedule. Each module goes live on the 10 of every month and will contain around 180 min of content, in multiple videos of 10-15 minutes exploring each theme of the module. On the 1 of every month, there will be a live Q&A where you can discuss the module with the tutor and your peers.
What happens if I start the course after module 1 has finished?
No problem! All modules are pre-recorded so you can join us at any time you want. If you missed a live q&a we will repeat it later on in the year when the course restarts.
Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
Is this course available in Spanish?
Yes, but it will come out in 2023. You can pre-purchase it today and receive the same 50% that we are offering for this course.
About the tutor
Daniela Galan is the founder and director of Amalgama. She is a registered lecturer at the Arts Society in the United Kingdom and has over 17 years of research in art history and philosophy. She has focused her investigation on artists from Latin America, especially female artists whose work remains underrepresented within the art industry. This was the founding purpose of Amalgama, which led her to curate numerous exhibitions, forums and publications since its inception in 2018.