This course consists of close encounters with great works of art and artists in the fields of painting, cinema, literature, sculpture, architecture, fashion and music.
Lessons over the last three years have included analyses of approximately 50 authors, such as Harold Pinter, Francis Bacon, Zadie Smith, Frank Gehry, Agnes B, J.M.W Turner, Banksy, Robert Altman, J.M. Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Pink Floyd, Ai Wei Wei, Stanley Kubrick, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Geoffrey Caucer, William Shakespeare, Ralph Lauren, Anita Brookner, David Bowie, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Springsteen among others, thus covering an extended period of the history of art and a variety of themes and features.
Each lesson is focused on discussions, readings, audio and video materials, online articles and offers an opportunity for language analysis and practice.
This is a C1 level course and is envisaged for students who love and/or work in the arts and aim at improving their language accuracy in English.
A syllabus will be provided before the beginning of the course.