Bathers Reading Log 2

468 the representation is no longer social and

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Unformatted text preview: to the market’ or ‘opportunism,’ but that is to imagine that at all times an artist like Renoir is consciously catering to the wishes of others and would, on his own, do something quite different.” 7. Although Nochlin points out that Renoir was painting what people wanted to buy, she also suggests that producers and consumers often share values. 468 “Renoir’s Great Bathers, then, is a part of the history of that retreat from experience, from daily life, from urban subject matter, and from social engagement which defines one strand – perhaps the dominant one –...
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