Paris in Art

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Paris in Art

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Art History, European Studies, Studio Art, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: FRE4023
    Prerequisite: None
    This module introduces students to the historical, political, social and artistic life of Paris (19th and 21st century), through the study of a range of visual media, including painting, photography, film, posters, bande dessinée, as well as related texts. Topics will include: representations of Paris by artists from Impressionism to Surrealism; International Exhibitions; Paris as spectacle; Paris and revolution (1848, 1968); imagining Paris tomorrow. Students will acquire analytical tools to discuss visual documents in relation to historical and cultural issues.
    Assessment: 50.0% Coursework, 50.0% Examination
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 4

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