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Bathers at Asnières

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Description: Art and the French Commune: Imagining Paris after War and Revolution
~The generation that followed the Impressionists experienced the Commune and its repression as a childhood trauma and their attempt to achieve a more monumental expression of modernity represents not only a...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.140-185
Description: Realism in the Age of Impressionism: Painting and the Politics of Time
At the sixth Impressionist exhibition in 1881, Jean-François Raffaëlli showed the painting now known as The Absinthe Drinkers for the first time (fig. 81).See...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.127-163
Description: Georges Seurat: The Art of Vision
When A Sunday on the Grande Jatte—1884 (Un Dimanche à la Grande Jatte—1884) was exhibited by Seurat in 1886 and 1887, it was understood by many critics within two seemingly unrelated interpretive frameworks (fig. 42). A number of critics focused on the artist’s pointillist method of paint application, that is, on...
PublisherYale University Press
Description: The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity
There is a dynamic relationship between depicted light – the light effects represented in Impressionist paintings – and the inherent luminosity of the materials and methods of handling used by the painters. Understanding this relationship is crucial in evaluating the modernity and meanings of Impressionist painting. The physical properties of their chosen materials facilitated...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.111-135

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