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  AllRefer.com - Ecole des Beaux-Arts (European Art, 1600 To The Present) - Encyclopedia
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, European Art, 1600 To The Present
Students are prepared in the various courses to compete for the Prix de Rome, which provides admission to the AcadEmie de France A Rome.
Besides its extensive collection of plaster casts of antiquities, the Ecole is known for its superb collection of old-master drawings and for its exhibitions.
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 École des Beaux-Arts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Paris school is known as namesake and founding location of the Beaux Arts architectural movement of the early twentieth century.
Dijon: École nationale des beaux arts de Dijon
The École des Beaux Arts de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada has since merged into the Université du Québec à Montréal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ecole_des_Beaux-Arts   (162 words)

 École des Beaux-Arts on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Students are prepared in the various courses to compete for the Prix de Rome, which provides admission to the Académie de France à Rome.
The Ecole de Dakar: pan-Africanism in paint and textile.
Dialogisme en motif de mascarade; prolegomenes pour l'etude des discours officiel et polemique sous le regne d'Henri III.
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 Ecole des Beaux-Arts
Still, the Ecole was the apex of recognized achievement, with established levels of exams deemed so difficult that it was considered the best in the world.
Students not in the Ecole trained in these ateliers with the hopes of passing the entrance exam, as well as students already in the Ecole wanting to get recognized by their association with a known "practicing Master".
Wholly aside from the discipline of painting, was the discipline of Architecture and was one of the most important studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and would influence a whole school of thought.
www.jssgallery.org /Essay/Ecole_des_Beaux-Arts/Ecole_des_Beaux-Arts.htm   (866 words)

 Tate | Glossary | Ecole des Beaux Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The original Ecole des Beaux Arts emerged from the teaching function of the French Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, established in Paris in 1648 (see Academy).
The basis of the teaching was the art of ancient Greece and Rome, that is, classical art.
The Ecole remained the basic model for an art school until the foundation of the Bauhaus in 1919.
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 American Beaux Arts Architecture at Loggia | Exploring Architectural Styles and Periods
Beaux Arts was named for the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and refers to the aesthetic principles practiced by the American architects who trained there.
The Beaux Arts style is characterized by large and grandiose symmetrical compositions with exuberant details.
The Beaux Arts style is typically found in colossal public buildings such as libraries, courthouses, banks, and railway stations.
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 Ovide Yencesse
Later he went on to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he was pupil to Ponscarme, Levillain and Thomas.
Yencesse exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais, he received an honorable mention in 1897 and a third-class medal in 1898.
Yencesse was selected for the position of Director of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Dijon and became a member of the jury at the International Exposition 1937.
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 Thomas Eakins - Scenes from Modern Life: Biography: 1866 - 1868: École des Beaux Arts | PBS
Eakins chose to study with Jean-Léon Gérôme, one of the youngest teachers at the Ecole des Beaux Arts.
And when he crossed through the doors of the Ecole des Beaux Arts he could go through studio after studio of young men learning to be painters.
The studios at the Ecole des Beaux Arts were crowded.
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In 1973, a reform implemented by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs responded to the fact that art and its techniques were changing.
The latter is built around three departments (art, communication, and design) and involves two phases after the foundation year: the core course phase (second and third year) and the independent project phase (fourth and fifth year).
Between 1990 and the year 2000, the École des Beaux-Arts de Rennes saw important developments, concurrently with and then in complement to the visual arts and art history programs at the Université Rennes 2 Haute-Bretagne.
www.erba-rennes.fr /10Anglais/p_ecole_e.html   (555 words)

 Delaroche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After his failure in the Prix de Rome competitions for landscape, newly instituted in 1817, Delaroche switched in 1818 to the studio of history painter Gros (q.v.).
Because of the triumph of the 1831 Salon, Delaroche was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1832.
In 1833 he was named professor to the École des Beaux-Arts and received a commission for scenes from the life of Mary Magdalene for the church of the Madeleine in Paris.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/D/Delaroche/Delaroche.htm   (465 words)

 Ecole des Beaux-Arts --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
It was founded by the merger in 1793 of the Académie de Peinture et de Sculpture, founded by Charles Le Brun in 1648, and the Académie d'Architecture, founded in 1671 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert.
It was established in 1648 as the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (Royal Academy of...
The style became known as Art Deco, a term coined in the 1960s by abbreviating the name of the landmark exhibition.
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 CGFA- J. A. D. Ingres
Male Torso, 1800, oil on canvas, École des Beaux-Arts at Paris.
The Ambassadors of Agamemnon in the Tent of Achilles, 1801, oil on canvas, École des Beaux-Arts at Paris.
Romulus- Conquerer of Acron, 1812, tempera on canvas, École des Beaux-Arts at Paris.
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 NCAW Winter 03 | Michelle Montgomery reviews Against the Modern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The process of re-evaluating academic art of the nineteenth century and exploring themes important to the era has been a long and arduous one.
While his reputation declined after his induction into the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1900, Dagnan-Bouveret, with his subtle use of innovative working methods, helped to revitalize an ailing academic system at the same time that it was being superseded by more modern approaches.
The family sketches reveal Dagnan-Bouveret's early tendency toward a naturalist aesthetic, while the Prix de Rome drawings represent the traditional preference for history painting that was instilled in young art students.
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 ARC ARTicles - Biography of William Bouguereau - Damien Bartoli, edited by Fred Ross - Page 3/4
Finally, in April of 1846, Bouguereau was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts.
At the time, the Villa Medici, where Prix de Rome winners went to study, was administered by the painter, Jean Alaux.
With de Curzon he went to Pompeii, Naples and Capri, and in the north, visited the cities of Sienna, Perugia, Assisi, where he copied the cycle of St Francis in its entirety.
www.artrenewal.org /museum/b/Bouguereau_William/bio3.asp   (1703 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Bernier, Stanislas-Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1864 as a student of Honoré Daumet.
In 1890 he became the architect of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris: besides maintaining the buildings erected between 1832 and 1864 by Félix-Jacques Duban, Bernier designed a monument to Duban that sympathetically paraphrased the decorative characteristics of Duban’s work.
After being elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1898, Bernier ran one of the official studios of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts from 1905 to 1919 and served as the president of the Société Centrale des Architectes Français from 1911 to 1914.
www.artnet.com /library/00/0082/T008283.asp   (284 words)

 Ensba : Patrimoine / The heritage collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Academy's school, however, together with that of the Academy of Architecture, continued to exist, and in the Empire period the two came together as one institution which later became the Ecole des beaux-arts.
It was located in a succession of different premises: the Louvre, then the Collège des Quatre Nations in the rue Mazarine, and finally, from 1829, on the site of the former Petits-Augustins convent in the rue Bonaparte.
The Ecole des beaux-arts inherited part of the collections of the Royal Academies, which were extremely varied in nature.
www.ensba.fr /patrimoine/collectionsEnglish.htm   (688 words)

 Learn more about École des Beaux-Arts in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learn more about École des Beaux-Arts in the online encyclopedia.
École des Beaux-Arts refers to several art schools in France.
There is also an École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal in Canada.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /e/ec/ecole_des_beaux_arts_1.html   (142 words)

 Beaux-Arts, Ecole des --  Encyclopædia Britannica
in full École Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-arts, school of fine arts founded (as the Académie Royale d'Architecture) in Paris in 1671 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, minister of Louis XIV; it merged with the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (founded in 1648) in 1793.
Developing from a tendency of architects of the second quarter of the 19th century to use architectural schemes drawn from the periods of the Italian Renaissance, Louis XIV, and Napoleon I to give dignity to public buildings, the style was solidified into a recognizable...
By 1995 the digital chip and CD-ROM--technologies not usually associated with art exhibitions--were promising to usurp the role of audio headsets in prerecorded tours and to provide innovative features that could change the way museums and works of art were perceived.
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 Artist Biography - Rehs Galleries, Inc.
Their treatment of mythological scenes especially spoke to artists and the public of an older generation who sought to maintain art for the upper echelons of society, and away from the lower classes who would not necessarily understand the stories or the depictions.
In 1873 his son, Emmanuel-Michel-Many was born in Capri and later became a young prodigy at the École des Beaux-Arts, winning the second Prix de Rome which allowed him to return to Italy.
He was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 1894 and also became a member of the Société des Artistes Français.
www.juliendupre.com /biography.html?key=175   (922 words)

 L'École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal - Eleanor Milne Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
'École des Beaux-Arts was founded in 1923 as part of a social project for the expansion of intellectual and creative life in francophone Québec.
During this period of time other key Québec cultural institutions, such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Québec, the Monument National and the National Archives were created.
The building for l'École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, located on Saint Urbain Street, was designed by Jean-Omer Marchand and Ernest Cormier.
collections.ic.gc.ca /milne/beauxarts.html   (270 words)

 culturebase.net | The international artist database | Christian Lattier
He studied arts in France, where he achieved his first artistic success with his unique string-and-wire constructions, often designed as ironical adaptations of classical figures.
Not long after his arrival in the artists’ city in 1947, his extraordinary talent was recognized and soon won him considerable fame; particularly his unique sculptures fashioned of wood, stone, wire and a strong hemp fibre attracted considerable attention.
The resulting figures display a spirited eccentricity, born of the mixture of the powerful effects of tribal art and subject matters that are full of allusions and often also ironical and disrespectful.
www.culturebase.net /artist.php?918   (714 words)

 Harvard University Art Museums -Collections Catalog
This catalogue of 16th-century French drawings from the collections of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, bears witness to a great period in the history of drawing.
The works reflect a crucial century in the history of French art, when lavish court patronage and the presence of innovative Italian masters precipitated revolutionary changes not only in the style and subject matter of French art, but in that of European art as a whole.
So much has been lost from this period that its artistic achievement is little known outside France; thus this richly illustrated catalogue makes possible an opportunity to explore and better appreciate this period of French history and the role of drawings within it.
www.artmuseums.harvard.edu /publications/exhibitioncats/renaissanceinfrance.html   (155 words)

 Welcome to l'Ecole nationale superieure des Beaux-arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Situated on Paris' left bank across the Seine from the Louvre, l' Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts (Ensb-a) is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious fine-arts schools.
Its illustrious history began with the Fronde uprisings of 1648, survived the French Revolution of 1789, and witnessed the student revolt of 1968.
Ensb-a's unique collection of artworks from the Prix de Rome Contests parallels the school's rich history and serves as a testament to the remarkable heritage of this influential institution.
www.culture.gouv.fr /rome/ensba.html   (141 words)

 Textures || Ghada Amer
Amer studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Nice, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques in Paris.
She was a 1999 artist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a recipient of the UNESCO fellowship, Venice Biennale.
In 2004, she served on the master jury for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
africa.si.edu /exhibits/textures/artist-amer.html   (161 words)

 Adolphe-William Bouguereau Biography
He was born on the west coast of France into a family of wine (later olive oil) merchants and was given a classical education by his uncle Eugène, a curate, who tutored him in bible study, Latin and Greek, with particular reference to Old and New Testament stories and classical mythology.
Chosen as a contestant for the Prix de Rome in the years of 1848 and 1849 (10 contestants were admitted each year), he was finally awarded the prize in 1850.
As was the tradition, the winner was sent to Rome for 4 years to study at the Villa Medici, the seat of the French Academy in Italy, where the techniques of the classical and Renaissance masters were tought.
www.mezzo-mondo.com /arts/mm/bouguereau/bouguereau.html   (888 words)

 Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts - Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Fontainebleau
Housed in a wing of the Palais de Fontainebleau, less than an hour south of Paris, the Fontainebleau School's Summer Session is held for five weeks in Architecture and Fine Arts and four weeks in Music.
The Ecole des Beaux-Arts, founded two years later, adopted the same mission in the spheres of painting, architecture, and sculpture.
Numerous field trips are organized to acquaint students with the finest masterpieces of French art and architecture, both historic and contemporary.
www-personal.umich.edu /~mroddier/history.html   (381 words)

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As David Garrard Lowe explains in his introduction to Beaux Arts New York, Classicism was the supreme ideal at the École — not only the buildings of ancient Greece and Rome, but also the architecture of the Italian and French Renaissance.
Perhaps the most surprising full realization of the Beaux Arts spirit in New York's places of worship is the First Church of Christ, Scientist, at Central Park West and 96th Street (Carrère and Hastings, 1899-1903).
The training received by American architects at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the late 19th century had a profound effect on American religious architecture.
www.sacredplaces.org /PSP-InfoClearingHouse/articles/Beauxarts.htm   (990 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Chapu, Henri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
His father, a coachman, sent him to the Petite Ecole (Ecole Gratuite de Dessin), Paris, to have him trained as a tapestry-maker.
In 1849 his successes led him to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, where he became a pupil of James Pradier, François-Joseph Duret and Léon Cogniet.
France, §XV, 6: Art education: The Ecole des Beaux-Arts and teaching studios in the 19th century
www.artnet.com /library/01/0159/T015979.asp   (242 words)

 Understanding French bronze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A group of highly talented artists, trained at L'Ecole des Beaux Arts, developed a distinctive style that epitomized the classical grandeur rooted in ancient Greece and Rome.
French foundries began their now famous works in "French Bronze." Around the turn of the century the Beaux Art style was followed in popularity by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco, which were also cast in "French Bronze" by the same foundries.
Hirsch and a few employees worked in a factory on New York's Lower East Side, producing ash trays, bookends, electroliers, and the newel‑post lamps used at the foot of staircase bannisters in brownstone houses.
www.fineartco.com /French%20Bronze/understanding_french_bronze.htm   (1038 words)

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