This NEW interactive online course will give you the tools to discover the works of these three incredible artists, like never before. Each class will be devoted to one particular artist, but we will explore the correlations, interactions and connections during their lifetimes. We will give you the facts about their remarkable lives, explore their social and political backgrounds, and guide you on how to observe and decode the secrets behind each one of their paintings. Every session will be live on Zoom, so you can ask questions, select and interpret your favourite work of art, and connect with other like-minded individuals who share your curiosity and love of art.
About the course
Why are they NOT surrealists?
How to interpret the symbols behind each one of their paintings.
The importance of Spanish and Precolumbian iconography in their paintings
What is their legacy in contemporary art?
How profound was their influence on their peers, including other male artists and famous thinkers of their time
What will we learn?
Each class lasts 1.5-2h
These lessons are meant to be experienced live to appreciate the full value of the course. You will be able to ask questions directly to the tutor, learn how to interpret your favourite paintings and interact with your fellow students.
If you attend all classes, you will receive a certificate of attendance for the course.
Any level of expertise
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 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. I also loved that the group was small but very participative"
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 any knowledge of art history to do this course?
No, all our lessons have been designed for anyone who is interested in art. Everyone is welcome!
Will the lessons be recorded?
Yes, but they won't be available immediately. This course is designed to be enjoyed live. The recordings will be made available upon completion of the course for you to revisit the content studied together.
I have paid for the course what happens now?
You will receive an email with the webinar link and the suggested material for the first lesson. Don't worry if you lose the link, we will send you a reminder the week before the course begins.
Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, if you attend all 3 lessons, you will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
Is this course available in spanish?
Yes, change the language of the page and you will be able to see it, with its specific dates. Note: the dates are different from the English version.
Does this course include part I?
No, part I is a different course. The length of this course is 3 weeks and it includes only the artists stated above. However if you took part I you will receive a 15% discount on part II.
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.