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Description: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
“The satin corset may be the nude of our era,” suggested Édouard Manet.“Le corset de satin, c’est peut-être le nu de notre époque.” C. Delaville, “Édouard Manet,”...
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.124-134
Description: Modern Life & Modern Subjects: British Art in the Early Twentieth Century
‘The Camden Town Murder’ is both the name of an event, christened in the newspapers, and the title of a painting – indeed the umbrella title for a series of images...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.11-47
Description: Painted Love: Prostitution in French Art of the Impressionist Era
If he time-honored signifier of social difference is clothing. In Thorstein Veblen’s words, “Our apparel is always in evidence and affords an indication of our pecuniary standing to all observers at first glance...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.56-112
Description: Looking at Men: Anatomy, Masculinity and the Modern Male Body
François Sallé’s The Anatomy Class (1888, see fig. 1.1) focuses on a muscular ‘labouring’ body and provides important material for examining ideas of normality...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.110-139
Description: Indecent Exposures: Eadweard Muybridge’s Animal Locomotion Nudes
~In September 1886, as the Animal Locomotion proofs were being prepared, Edward Coates issued a warning to William Pepper regarding the Muybridge project: “The human figure series should I think be carefully examined...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.77-103

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