Beneath the Surface: Hidden Layers of Famous Artworks

Why has da Vinci's Mona Lisa remained an immensely popular painting over the years? Why is the figure in Edvard Munch's famous painting screaming? What caused Picasso's Blue Period? Why did Salvador Dali repeat the dripping clock image in his paintings? Throughout history artists have used their artwork to communicate meanings and feelings. They've included symbols and compositional designs as a language sometimes not obvious upon first viewing. Rumors and legends have emerged around certain masterpieces. All this and more will be explored in this revealing course that seeks to explain the hidden layers beneath famous works of art.