ARTH237 Lecture13

ARTH237 Lecture13 - ARTH2372 October22 Courtesans o

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ARTH 2372 October 22 Courtesans o Sculpture of Women Bitten by Serpent by Apollonic Sabatier Snake on wrist – provocative because body was cast in plaster and sculpture is an exact replica Model and courtesan o Sarah Bernhardt Exceptional as she became an actress but also  sculptor Old Paris and Haussmannization Profound transformation o 1851 – 1870 Baron Haussmann o Shared a desire to transform the city into an empirical showcase with Napoleon o Authoritarian approach o People were both looking back but also deeply invested in the city’s future – juxtaposition   reformatted view  of past o Need for reorganization in 1850 Trains, but unconnected to urban circulation system Dense urban fabric Circulation very challenging Sanitation Raw sewage Contaminated drinking water
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course ARTH 2272 taught by Professor Betzer during the Spring '09 term at UVA.

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