Summer Courses

Uses the unsurpassed richness of the art museums of Paris as the principal teaching resource. The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social and religious contexts of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque and Rococo periods, and the modern epoch. The course has an extra course fee of 35 euros.


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Wednesday, July 13, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
13:40
15:20
M-017
Tuesday
13:40
15:20
M-017
Wednesday
13:40
15:20
M-017
Thursday
13:40
15:20
M-017

Uses the unsurpassed richness of the art museums of Paris as the principal teaching resource. The history of Western Art is studied through the close examination of a limited selection of major works in a variety of media. The works chosen illuminate the political, social and religious contexts of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque and Rococo periods, and the modern epoch. The course has an extra course fee of 35 euros.


From Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to Friday, July 29, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
M-L04
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
M-L04
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
M-L04
Thursday
14:30
18:00
M-L04

Investigates the growth patterns of Paris from Roman times through the Second Empire. Studies major monuments, pivotal points of urban design, and vernacular architecture on site. Presents the general vocabulary of architecture, the history of French architecture and urban planning, as well as a basic knowledge of French history to provide a framework for understanding the development of Paris.


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Tuesday, June 21, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
09:00
13:00
M-L04
Tuesday
09:00
13:00
M-L04
Wednesday
09:00
13:00
M-L04
Thursday
09:00
13:00
M-L04

Investigates economic and financial aspects of art over several historical periods. Examines painting, sculpture, drawing, and decorative arts as marketable products, analyzing them from the perspective of patrons, collectors, investors, and speculators. Studies artists as entrepreneurs. Assesses diverse functions and forms of influence exercised by art market specialists: critics, journalists, public officials, auctioneers, museum professionals, experts, and dealers.


From Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to Friday, July 29, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
C-101
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
C-101
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
C-101
Thursday
14:30
18:00
C-101

Topics vary every semester.
“For the course description, please find this course in the respective semester on the public course browser: https://www.aup.edu/academics/course-catalog/by-term.”


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Wednesday, July 13, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
11:20
13:00
M-017
Tuesday
11:20
13:00
M-017
Wednesday
11:20
13:00
M-017
Thursday
11:20
13:00
M-017

Internships are commonly pursued in galleries, museums, art auction houses or cultural institutions, but can also be completed in a variety of other institutions depending on students’ interests and initiative. The University cannot guarantee placement in an internship, but will provide assistance with the internship search. Junior standing is recommended as well as early contact with the Internship Office for registration purposes. Internships may be taken for 0, 1 or 4 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits.


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Internships may be taken for 0 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits.


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Wednesday, July 13, 2022

This introductory course is an exploration of both technical and aesthetic concerns in photography. Using a digital camera, students will produce original work in response to a series of lectures, assignments, and bi-weekly critique classes. The course will cover the fundamentals of photographing with digital SLR’s, and students will learn a range of digital tools including color correction, making selections, working with layers and inkjet printing. After mastering the basics, students will work towards the completion of a final project and the focus of the remaining classes will be on critiques. Students will be asked to make pictures that are challenging in both content and form and express the complex and poetic nature of the human experience.Please note that an additional fee will be charged for this course.


From Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to Wednesday, July 20, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
Q-509
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
Q-509
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
Q-509
Thursday
14:30
18:00
Q-509

Paris and its surroundings will be used as the model for this introductory painting class. This exceptional setting has inspired artists for centuries, and students will work outside as well as study the wealth of images of Paris to develop their artistic possibilities and choose a direction for themselves. Initially, basic drawing and painting techniques will be taught with an emphasis on how to convey space, light, and volume to capture the beauty of the city. Progressively, students will be encouraged to paint in a more personal and expressive manner. Oil paint is recommended, but other media are welcome.
The course has an extra course fee of 49 euros. May be taken twice for credit.


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Wednesday, July 13, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
09:00
13:00
M-015
Wednesday
09:00
13:00
M-015

Topics change each semester.
“For the course description, please find this course in the respective semester on the public course browser: https://www.aup.edu/academics/course-catalog/by-term.”


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Tuesday, June 21, 2022
DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
14:30
18:00
M-015
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
M-015
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
M-015
Thursday
14:30
18:00
M-015

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