Unformatted text preview: statement. Awkward stiff and flat figures. Lack of academic trainings. *Has ideas. • showed banal reality of poor people unlike neoclassicism • Realism is intended to demystify and reveal repressed and hidden social realities • It runs through movement of impressionism, a deliberate away from the here and now rather than the realist engagement of what is, there was a turning inwards… • A realist doesn’t need to wander to other places of the world. (Grandmother’s Funeral – dark painting, thick strokes) • “Art is good if it pisses people off.” •...
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- Spring '08
- History of painting, Gustave Courbet