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Contemporary Art in Rome

Our two planned contemporary art stops are The Tarot Gardens and the MAXXI Museum. To prepare for these stops read about The Tarot Gardens hereL https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-tucked-tuscan-countryside-artists-mystical-sculpture-park-celebrates-femininity Check out the Maxxi Museum here:  https://www.maxxi.art/en/ Learn more about Zaha Hadid, the architect who designed the MAXXI here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/01/arts/design/zaha-hadid-architect-dies.html  

Rome: Renaissance

Read about the influence of Ancient Rome on the Renaissance. and Architecture in Renaissance History: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/itar/hd_itar.htm Read about the Sistine Chapel Watch:

Monochrome Still Life

Supplies needed: -Gamsol -Burnt umber -Ultramarine blue -Titanium white paint -#12 flat or bright brush and large round brush (round brush is optional) -One sheet of 18” x 24” gesso-covered paper -Liquin, Galkyd or linseed oil Objectives: -To learn to manipulate oil paint with and without…