Taught in French. Our focus will be on major painters who lived and worked in Paris, the world’s artistic capital of the day, between 1860 and 1945. We will follow the careers of such brilliant creators as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat, Picasso, Matisse, and Dali, and examine the artistic movements with which they were associated: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Surrealism, etc. Emphasis will be placed on learning how to analyze and write about painting. Includes a visit to the museum of Strasbourg and a three-day trip to Paris. A course-related fee of $365 (Spring 2016) will be billed from Syracuse. Meets with FRE 439. Prereq: FRE 202 (or four semesters of college-level French) and two higher-level FRE language or literature courses or permission of the instructor.
Department: Art History