ARTH237 Lecture16

ARTH237 Lecture16 - ARTH2372 November10 Impressionists o

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ARTH 2372 November 10 Impressionists o No painting by impressionists on the department stores or the morgue   does not support Haussmannization? o Creation of the façade and the trajectory   fulfilled a logic of Haussmannization o Painted in the vicinity of the Opera Paris Opera o Culture of display, self presentation Possibility for anyone who could afford to purchase a ticket to experience the courtly grandeur o Interior of the Auditorium Offered doubled sight of visual spectacle with action on stage Looking as an idea under microscope Gas light at the beginning; Lime light for stage Impressionists on the Opera – visual pleasure o Cassatt American, moved 1874 to Paris (weeks after first Impressionist Exhibition) At the Opera Much less skin exposed – just face and neck Hands are in exquisite gloves
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