Upcoming Events for Fall 2013 http://nortonsimon.org/fall-2013/ Dec. 11, 2016 : Lives of the Artists: Unexpected Encounters http://nortonsimon.org/lives-of-the-artists-unexpected-encounters/view/2016-12-11 <p>Isamu Noguchi worked in Brancusi’s Paris studio from 1927 to 1929, an experience that profoundly influenced him. Less well known is Noguchi’s experience at the Mexico City Mercado Abelardo L. Rodríguez in 1936, where he created a significant sculptural mural at a site supervised by Diego Rivera. Explore works and artists that bridge two continents.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:21:55 -0700 http://nortonsimon.org/lives-of-the-artists-unexpected-encounters/view/2016-12-11 Dec. 16, 2016 : Picasso Lithographs at the Norton Simon Museum: Matisse and Picasso http://nortonsimon.org/picasso-lithographs-at-the-norton-simon-museum-matisse-and-picasso/view/2016-12-16 <p>Los Angeles artist Richard Houston guides students in creating drawings inspired by the exhibition <i>States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945–1960</i> and the Museum’s permanent collections. In this six-session class, students work with pencil, pen and china marker on paper to explore line, value, shape and texture. <br/><br/>The depiction of harems, a subject explored by both Matisse and Picasso, is discussed along with the relationship between the two artists’ approaches to composition. Drawings focus on line, value, shape and texture.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:21:54 -0700 http://nortonsimon.org/picasso-lithographs-at-the-norton-simon-museum-matisse-and-picasso/view/2016-12-16 Dec. 17, 2016 : Early Italian and Spanish Art: Embodying Miracles http://nortonsimon.org/early-italian-and-spanish-art-embodying-miracles/view/2016-12-17 <p>View the miraculous as seen through the eyes of early Italian and Spanish artists such as Rexach, Baciccio, and Bassano.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:22:01 -0700 http://nortonsimon.org/early-italian-and-spanish-art-embodying-miracles/view/2016-12-17 Dec. 17, 2016 : Dream Bedroom Diorama http://nortonsimon.org/dream-bedroom-diorama/view/2016-12-17 <p>Vincent van Gogh once lived in what he called his<i> Yellow House</i>. He made a painting of his bedroom that had blue walls, a green window and yellow chairs, with everything in its place. He loved it so much that he made three paintings of his bedroom. Think about your dream bedroom, what color it might be and what furniture you might have, and create a dream bedroom diorama using small boxes and mixed media.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:21:48 -0700 http://nortonsimon.org/dream-bedroom-diorama/view/2016-12-17 Dec. 18, 2016 : The Snowy Day http://nortonsimon.org/the-snowy-day-2/view/2016-12-18 <p>Peter wakes up to a winter wonderland and discovers the year’s first snowfall. Follow him as he makes footprints and snow angels, and even tries to save a snowball. Then, look at a snowy landscape byAlfred Sisley and draw your very own wintry scene.</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:21:50 -0700 http://nortonsimon.org/the-snowy-day-2/view/2016-12-18