You will hear stories of Van Gogh’sÂ Â life, his childhood, places he lived and jobs he held before he became an artist. Â An in-depth look at one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the 19th Century, whose vivid use of color and expressive brush strokes was to influence generations of artists, and paved the way to the Modern Art Movement of the 20th Century and beyond.
Marlene Aron, artist, educator, and published poet, was herself educated in The Netherlands at the Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten and in the United States at the California College of Arts and Crafts, from which she received her Master of Fine Arts. Â She began researching the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh in 1974, and has presented lectures, workshops and courses on Van Gogh’s art in museums, universities, art centers, libraries, retirement homes and private schools. Â Her own art has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe, and is in the permanent collection of the Butler Institute of American Art.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site