As you plan your Spring 2017 schedule, consider the following NYU Madrid course!
Surrealism in Spain- SPAN-UA 9950
Prerequisite of SPAN-UA 100 or to be taken concurrently with SPAN-UA 9100.
This course introduces students to the history of surrealism, offering them the tools to understand the key artistic, philosophical, and literary ideas of this movement. It also approaches surrealism as a current system, useful for establishing creative relationships. We will study works by Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, Federico García Lorca, Luis Buñuel, Frida Kahlo, Maruja Mallo, and Remedios Varo, among other figures of Spanish, European, and American surrealism. The class includes field visits to art museums such as Thyssen-Bornemisza and Museo Nacional Reina Sofía Centro de Arte, and to exhibitions and cultural events related to the course. Taught in Spanish.