Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts
The Ecole des beaux-arts is made up of a vast complex of buildings located between the quai Malaquais and the rue Bonaparte, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-PrĂ¨s, just across from the Louvre museum. Held in the King's tutelage until 1863, an imperial decree of November 13, 1863 named the school's director, who serves for a five year term. Long supervised by the Ministry of Public Instruction, the Ecole des beaux-arts is now a public establishment of an administrative character, supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Communication (Delegation for the Plastic Arts) since October 26, 1984.
Today, the Ensba provides a high level of training over a period of five years, in which the foundations of artistic process are conjoined with the stakes of contemporary art production.
Teaching is diversified and based on working in the studio. Three departments: artistic practices, theories of art, technical workshops allow for efficient organization and flexibility, regular dialogue, and the putting into place of projects. Besides the professors and studio-heads, invited artists contribute to and enlarge the School's...
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