I wanted to start with Gustave Courbet. Thinking about the two works on show in The Hugh Lane, La Fontaine du Réalisme and Le Fantôme du Réalisme… 1,968 more words
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The Vagina Legal-Logs (NSFW if the Vagina Isn't Art): Why A French Court Interjecting In Vagina Posting Is Bad News?
By Susan Sims
Portraiture saw its artistic heyday in the 18th century, when royalty enlisted the world’s greatest artists to convey their monarchical power and immortalize themselves on canvas. 1,148 more words
GUSTAVE COURBET 1819-1877 REALIST PAINTER COMMUNARD REVOLUTIONARY AND THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1848 BY LAURENCE HUMPHRIES
Gustave Courbet ,the founder of Realism lived and painted during the great revolutionary uphevals in 1848 in Europe. Born in the small rural village of Ornans ,Courbet would come to represent the great realist tradition of drawing and representing what he saw. 1,232 more words