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More “Plagiarists”: Tissot’s friends Manet, Degas, Whistler & Others

James Tissot and his friends, including James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot, did not work in a vacuum.  In addition, creative personalities can be strong, and the public and the critics could be merciless.  1,255 more words

Art Blog

A Landscape by Courbet – Swinburne

A Landscape by Courbet – Algernon Charles Swinburne (5th April, 1837 – 10th April, 1909)

Low lies the mere beneath the moorside, still
And glad of silence: down the wood sweeps clear… 83 more words

Tales & Poesies

the question of genitalia in art‏

Nudes

Walter Battiss

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genitalia, of course, had become overt,
even flagrant, by the start of the 20th
Century, the many reclining Venuses, 270 more words

In Search Of Beauty

The Self-Portrait and the Self-Involved

Cindy Sherman, who has been creating art since the 1970’s, was an influential photographer in the post-modern world.  She was both the model and artist, and in the process of creating her images created a new twist on the self-portrait.   517 more words

Art

Art & Ideology: Clark, Courbet & Althusser

A lot of Marxist cultural and critical theory stresses the need to view the relationship between cultural texts (artworks, literature etc) and historical process as mutually productive. 2,126 more words

Theory

Venus and Psyche


GUSTAVE COURBET
VENUS AND PSYCHE
1866
LOCATION UNKNOWN
SEE: GUSTAVE COURBET, BIORGAPHY
Gustave Courbet