Jane Roos explores the reception of modernist painting in the years that preceded the Impressionist exhibition of 1874. Opening with an extensive analysis of the ministry of fine arts and the politics of the Salon, the study considers the Salon experiences of Courbet, Manet, and the group that became known as the Impressionists: Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Degas, Morisot, Cézanne, and Bazille. Revealing the relative liberalism of art administrators, Jane Roos questions the traditional 'rebel status' accorded to these painters in traditional histories of Modernism. This book also examines how art was politicized during this period and how politics affected the Impressionist exhibition of 1874.Read more
- Scholarly yet jargon-free
- Provides in-depth analysis of the French administration of fine arts and of the government's Salon
- Considers Impressionists in relation to Courbet and Manet
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- Date Published: May 2000
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521775427
- length: 320 pages
- dimensions: 253 x 203 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.88kg
- contains: 153 b/w illus.
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. The politics of the Règlement
2. Women at the Salon
3. The politics of the Salon
4. The cat's meow
5. The stag at bay
6. Paris interlude
7. The black cat returns
8. On the brink of success
9. The cummune, the column, and the toppling of Courbet
10. Regression in the wake of war
11. The onset of the 'moral order'
12. The politics of the Société Anonyme.
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