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Images of Nature in Contemporary Art

May 12, 2013

Images of Nature - Andy GoldsworthArtist and educator Marlene Aron will present Images of Nature in Contemporary Art at 2pm on Sunday, May 12 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. There is no charge for this event.

Enjoy this beautiful slide presentation of work by artists who celebrate nature in their paintings, watercolors, photographs, drawings, sculpture, and environmental installations. From the gorgeous paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Stella and Charles Burchfield, to the photographs of Minor White and Ansel Adams, to environmental earthworks by Andy Goldsworthy, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Ana Mendieta, and Maya Lin, designer of the Vietnam Memorial Wall - Marlene Aron will present a wonderful exploration of those artists whose work has been inspired by the landscapes and gardens in which they live. Ms. Aron, artist and art educator, will include a selection of her own nature-inspired work.
 
Marlene Aron was educated in The Netherlands at the Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten and in the United States, receiving her Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of the Arts. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Butler Institute of American Art and has been featured in Sculpture magazine. Ms. Aron taught art and art history and has given lectures, workshops and courses on Van Gogh for fifteen years in universities, museums, libraries, art centers, retirement homes and private schools.

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.