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LILI PRICE, Illustrator and photographer at Parsons




Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: 2023

Picture of Lili Price

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Lili Price is majoring in Illustration and minoring in Photography at the Parsons School of Design. Her work tends to explore societal constructs of beauty, mixing a realistic style with surrealist concepts. Her art and merchandise has been exhibited and sold at several gallery locations throughout the Bay Area. Lili has a special interest in Modern Art history and has taught the subject several times, and she is an active freelance art college portfolio advisor for high schoolers applying to art colleges. As a feminist, she is especially passionate about the inclusion of female artists in today’s art history teachings.



Past Classes

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A615: History of Western Modern Art (1800s-1950): The Journey to Abstraction in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Have you ever wondered how our definition of “art” changed from grand, realistic depictions of heroes to canvases covered with a single color? Between 1830 and 1950, the world came to recognize art as a form of creative expression -- rather than a way to record life. This art history course will center around roughly 12 artistic submovements that eventually led to this drastic shift in thinking; these will include but are not limited to Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Suprematism, and many more! By analyzing significant artworks from each period, the journey from realistic depiction to the modern “avant-garde” will become clear and ever more impressive. NOTE: This is Part I of a two-part class covering Western Modern Art history as a whole; either part can be taken individually, but it is recommended to take both for a more holistic understanding of the subject. Part II is entitled “History of Western Modern Art (Post War): Art for Change.”


A616: History of Western Modern Art (Post War): Artist as Activist in Rainstorm Spring 2021 (May. 15 - 16, 2021)
Post-war, art became a method to express thought, rather than a means of aesthetic decoration. Art was (and still is) utilized to trigger, spread, and implement social/cultural/political change. This art history class will cover more than 12 artistic submovements, mostly from the 1930s and the 1960s-70s; these will include but are not limited to Dadaism & Surrealism, the Harlem Renaissance, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, Feminist Art, Earth Art, and many more! By analyzing significant artworks from each period, you will come to understand and appreciate how art expanded beyond the canvas, left galleries and museums, and became a social practice. By the end of this lesson you will become familiar with much of the art that truly made a difference towards equality, making great strides against sexism, racism, war, classism, and much more. NOTE: This is Part II of a two-part class covering Western Modern Art history as a whole; either part can be taken individually, but it is recommended to take both for a more holistic understanding of the subject. Part I is entitled “History of Western Modern Art (1800s-1950s): The Journey to Abstraction”


A463: History of Western Modern Art (1800s-1950s): The Journey to Abstraction in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
Have you ever wondered how our definition of “art” changed from grand, realistic depictions of heroes to pieces like Malevich’s “Black Square”? Between 1830 and 1950, the world came to recognize art as a creative form of expression, rather than a way to record life. This art history course will center around the many artistic sub-movements that eventually led to this drastic shift in thinking (including but not limited to: Realism and American Realism, Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism, Fauvism, Primitivism, Cubism, Futurism, and Suprematism). By analyzing significant artworks in each period, the journey from realistic depiction to the “avant-garde” will become clear and ever more impressive. NOTE: This is Part 1 of a two-part class covering Modern Art history as a whole. Either part can be taken individually, but it is recommended to take both for a more holistic understanding of the subject. Part 2 is entitled “History of Western Modern Art (Post 1950s): Art for Change”.


A464: History of Western Modern Art (1950s and Beyond): Art for Change in Rainstorm Fall 2020 (Dec. 05 - 06, 2020)
In the 1950s and beyond, art became a method to express thought, rather than a means of aesthetic decoration. Art was utilized to trigger, spread, and implement social/cultural/political change. This art history class will cover artistic sub-movements from the 1950s, ‘60s, and 70’s, including but not limited to: Dadaism, the Harlem Renaissance, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Fluxus, Conceptual Art, Feminist Art, Land Art, Performance Art, and Neo-Expressionism. By analyzing significant artworks in each period, you will come to understand and appreciate how art expanded beyond the canvas, how it left galleries and museums, and how art became and succeeded as a social practice. NOTE: This is Part 2 of a two-part class covering Modern Art history as a whole. Either part can be taken individually, but it is recommended to take both for a more holistic understanding of the subject. Part 1 is entitled “History of Western Modern Art (1800s-1950s): The Journey to Abstraction”.