Modernity and Modernism French Painting in the Nineteenth Century

ISBN-10: 0300055145

ISBN-13: 9780300055146

Edition: 1993

Authors: Francis Frascina, Nigel Blake, Briony Fer, Tamar Garb, Charles Harrison

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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/24/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Briony Fer is reader in the history of art at University College, London.

Belinda Thomson is an independent scholar and honorary fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Her books include "Van Gogh Paintings: The Masterpieces". Tamar Garb is the Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art at University College London. Charles Forsdick is the James Barrow Professor of French at the University of Liverpool. Vincent Gille works at the Pavillon des Arts in Paris. Linda Goddard is lecturer in art history at the University of St. Andrews. Philippe Dagen teaches contemporary art at the Sorbonne and is a critic for "Le Monde".

What is modern?
Invisible pictures: visual representation and language
The modern in formation
The spectator
The artist
The modern in fragments
After modernity?
Modern Practices of Art and Modernity
Introduction: art as a social practice
Art practice and politics in the nineteenth-century art world
Courbet: representing the country to the town
Modernity, realism and the history of art: Manet's Old Musician
The problem of official tolerance
Modernization: spectacle and irony
Modernity: the social and the aesthetic
Impressionism, Modernism and Originality
Impression and Impressionism
'Significant form'
Depth, flatness and self-criticism
Monet at La Grenouillere
Painting and human content
Monet's Nympheas
Gender and Representation
Painting as a woman
The historical viewer
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