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Manet Review no clear narrative- fragmentation, citation of old masters concept of looking recognizable at one instant scenes from everyday life urbanism and its effects- some scenes of bourgeois leisure no event, no pregnant moment idea of uncertainty representations from past but makes it unclear as to what we are seeing- makes language o of painting uncertain transient, fleeting moment Baudelaire- modernity characterized by the transient The idea of modern: Self-awareness of one’s limits Casting off the past, new beginnings Cézanne and Expressionism Perspective: o Pissarro’s optical perspective where eye creates space o Cézanne’s lived perspective o Foreshortening- close images fragmented and frame the image o Fall into the painting o Placement of things one in front of another Paint world how he sees it through the body o Phenomenology: study of phenomena o Understand world through perception o Subjective perspective- objects unstable
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2012 for the course ART HIS 54 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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