Manet - Pre-Impressionism: Manet 3/8/2008 1:55:00 PM...

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Pre-Impressionism: Manet 08/03/2008 13:55:00 QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. The Spanish Guitarist,  1860 Influenced again by  Las Meninas  by Velasquez “Color patches”, beginnings of Impressionism Praised for following tradition of Velasquez
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QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Spanish Ballet , 1862 QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Luncheon on the Grass , 1863
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People outraged especially among middle and upper class; established  Manet as leader of next generation of artists (Impressionism) Rejected from the Salon, seen as sketchy and crude Manet is “Man of fashion detached from people whom he observes”;  recognized painting referring back to Giorgione’s painting,  Pastoral  Symphony,  painting of two mythological muses and by beauty, inspire  musicians and poets, typical association of men with intellect and women with  nature Criticized for the center’s naked implications with direct stare and eye contact,  blatant with sexuality, not embarrassed for being naked when traditional  nudes are usually demure, shy, idealized, and don’t make eye contact Turned basket of fruit enhanced emphasis on sexuality because fruits  associated with women and fertility; overflowing fruit = overflowing sexuality;  women’s dress is surrounding overflowing basket of fruit, indication of  sexuality that is implied Interpretation by Rosenblume, critique of upper class and court (Napoleon III  who used to frequent high-class prostitutes);  Influenced by  Judgment of Paris Almost criticism of Giorgioni’s idealized nudes; makes nudes with more depth Detail of background nude, local color is banana of body, then uses green as  part of under-painting as sketch; horrified because didn’t want sketch, didn’t  looked like a finished painting with no build up of layers found in traditional  painting Manet painting perhaps critique of hypocrisy of modern Paris; also criticizing traditional technique of Salon paintings and ridiculing earlier models of idealized Renaissance painting; doing several sacriligeous things
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TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Olympia
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ART 2600 taught by Professor Bernstock, j during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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