A Closer Look

painting of a woman bartender looking straight ahead i Édouard Manet (1832-1883), A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882), oil on canvas, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust © The Courtauld

The activities in this section encourage learners to look closely at an artwork in a variety of ways to discuss, describe, and question. All activities here are focused on Édouard Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882), and can be used as whole class or small group speaking and listening activities. The worksheets can also be used by individual learners to support reading and writing.