Course Summary

This four session course is an introduction to the generation of French artists who developed distinctive and challenging approaches to painting in the wake of the Impressionist revolution. Join Richard Stone and go behind the scenes at the ballet with Edgar Degas, investigate the science of colour with Georges Seurat, climb Mont Sainte Victoire with Paul Cezanne and journey to Tahiti with the adventurous colourist Paul Gauguin. 

Delivered by Richard Stone:

Richard Stone has long been intrigued by history and fascinated by human creativity. An extended period of tertiary study produced a Degree in Art History and Music along with Diplomas in Art and Design and in Education, followed by a satisfying 30-year career as a teacher and lecturer in independent schools.

Throughout his teaching career, Richard also practised as a painter and photographer and satisfied an urge to travel by developing a program of European study tours. Since the mid-90s, Richard has accompanied more than 20 groups of secondary students and adults to various destinations in search of cultural enlightenment. Richard has been teaching at the CAE since 2016, sharing his enthusiasm for history, literature and the arts through a range of talks.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email to register your interest.

There is no prerequisite for enrolling in this course.

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