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The Magic & Mystery of Vincent Van Gogh: Two slideshows and lectures by Marlene Aron
Part 1: The early years, childhood to Paris. Part 2: His final brilliant years, Paris, Arles, St. Remy and Auvers-sur-Oise. Come join Marlene Aron , artist, educator, and poet, as she presents the beautiful art of Van Gogh. This is an in-depth study of one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the 19th Century. Each slide lecture will be about one hour in length, with time for questions and discussion afterward. Over 80 slides per lecture.
Marlene Aron is an artist, educator, and published poet. She was educated in The Netherlands at the Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague, and in the United States, receiving her Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of the Arts. She began researching the life and art of Vincent van Gogh in 1974 and has given lectures, workshops, and courses on Van Gogh for over 20 years. Aron taught art and art history at Penn State University, Youngstown State University, and California College of the Arts. Her own work has been exhibited in Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, McDonough Museum of Art, Fullerton Art Museum, California Institute of Integral Studies, Butler Institute of American Art, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, and Galerie de Sfinx in The Netherlands, among others.