Discover the richness and diversity of the art world in “Inside Modern and Contemporary Art: An Insider’s Perspective”. This is no ordinary art appreciation course; it’s a journey through time, guided by Michael Gallagher—an MFA graduate from Yale, Soho pioneer, founder of the Abstract Illusionism movement, and an artist represented in esteemed collections, including the Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museums.

Over eight thought-provoking, one-hour sessions, delve into the lives, works, and styles of iconic artists such as Cézanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse, Miró, Dalí, and more. Explore the genesis and impact of major art movements, from Modernism to Contemporary Art, including an in-depth look at Abstract Expressionism.

Your learning will be enriched by two curated field trips to local museums or galleries, fostering direct engagement with the art that shapes our understanding and appreciation of the world.

The course also includes a unique color study class, illuminating the role and impact of color in modern and contemporary art.

Benefit from Michael’s unique first-hand experiences and expertise as you deepen your understanding of art, both as a reflection of the time it was created and as a beacon that lights the way to future artistic endeavors. With its blend of engaging discourse, firsthand knowledge, and insightful field trips, “Inside Modern and Contemporary Art” offers an unparalleled journey into the art world.

Whether you’re an adult enthusiast, a college student, or an emerging artist, this course provides a profound exploration of art from someone who has not only studied it but has lived it. Enroll today and experience the power of art from the inside out.



Inside Modern and Contemporary Art: An Insider’s Perspective

Original price was: $1,200.00.Current price is: $1,000.00.

Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of Modern and Contemporary Art with artist and art movement pioneer, Michael Gallagher.

 This in-depth course offers unique, first-hand insights into groundbreaking art movements and their leading figures, from Cézanne and Picasso to Abstract Expressionism and beyond.

Michael's Art Class: A Fun and Engaging Learning Experience

"Michael's art class is not just for children, but also for adults, and is a fun and engaging learning experience that instills new perspectives. His knowledge of reknowned artists such as George Seurat, Henry Matisse, and Wassily Kandinsky allows students to create unique artwork, all while enjoying themselves due to Michael's natural ability to connect with his class and his playful sense of humor."

- Jessie, Newport Beach

Discovering the potential in each student

"Our art teacher, Michael, teaches children from 4 to 8 years old. I am very impressed by his professionalism and skills. He has an amazing ability to connect with students and create an environment that is both fun and educational. The kids adore him and look forward to art class every week.

His creativity and patience enable him to discover the potential in each child, encouraging them to express themselves and explore their artistic talents. We are grateful for his contributions to our children's growth and development.”

- Alex Wu, Irvine

Michael is the one you're looking for!

"Michael's art lessons are exceptional! With just a year of instruction, our son has blossomed into an amazing artist thanks to Michael's mentoring. Michael has not only taught him incredible drawing techniques, but has also introduced him to the world of art history and masterpieces. My son's impressive knowledge of the art world at just six years old is a testament to Michael's teaching style, which is truly unique and engaging. Michael is not just a teacher, he's a talented mentor who knows how to inspire young minds. For those looking for a genuine and skilled art instructor, Michael is the one you're looking for!"

- Cole Cui, Los Angeles

Michael's class, indeed, makes a significant difference

"My 6-year-old daughter has been attending Michael's art class for seven months now. Initially, I had doubts about enrolling her in such a premium class at such a young age. However, seeing the children's enjoyment and engaging discussions made me reconsider. To my surprise, within a few months, I noticed a significant improvement in my daughter's school artwork. Her drawings started incorporating artistic elements, and other parents even complimented her progress. This convinced me that Michael's class truly makes a difference, enhancing observation skills, sparking imagination, and nurturing creativity.

A clear demonstration of her progress came at a children's birthday party, where each child had a paintboard for freestyle drawing. My daughter's artwork received abundant praise. This experience solidified my belief in the value of art classes like Michael's, benefiting a child's development in remarkable ways. I am now a firm believer in investing in such classes, as they enhance children's artistic skills and foster their creative abilities."

- Sheldon Li, Huntington Beach

My child is learning and flourishing with immense happiness

"Michael is my child's beloved art teacher. Every time they see him, they become extremely excited and joyful. Michael possesses a distinctive comprehension of art and educational techniques, enabling my children to learn and flourish with immense happiness while subtly enhancing their artistic perception. I am genuinely delighted. We can easily observe the remarkable progress and transformation in my children's artistic abilities!"

- Jojo GE, Irvine

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