The Paris School | Osher Lifelong Learning Institute | University of Miami

The Paris School

Course taught in: English
Locations: TBD
Instructor: Batia Cohen

Course Description

The Ecole de Paris refers to the group of immigrant artists that lived in France before WWI and later on between the two world wars. They did not call themselves the School of Paris, and they did not work together with the same approach, but most of them knew each other, and some of them were friends.

Week 1 Introduction to the Ecole de Paris
Week 2 Marc Chagall
Week 3 Chaim Soutine
Week 4 Amedeo Modigliani
Week 5 Pierre Bonnard
Week 6 Giorgio de Chirico

Dr. Batia Cohen Ph.D. in Mesoamerican Studies from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the Universidad Metropolitana in Mexico City. She was an adjunct professor at Florida International University, and she has taught in Florida for the past 15 years. Ms. Cohen has published numerous articles in specialized Art and History magazines. She is currently a collaborator of a cultural magazine in Spanish online; She is the author of the historical novel Una Amapola Entre Cactus.