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Models (Poseuses)

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Description: The Troubled Republic: Visual Culture and Social Debate in France, 1889–1900
~The human body was a significant element in many of the public debates in France during the 1890s. Its role may sometimes have been explicit and highlit, at others discreet or downplayed, but its centrality was apparent to all who looked below the surface of everyday discourse about the pressing issues of the moment. The memory of 1870–1,...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.19-76
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

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