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  The painting of modern life : Paris in the art of Manet and his followers

Clark, Timothy James
Language : EnglishLondon : Thames and Hudson, 1985338 orrialde : koloretako eta zuri-beltzeko irudiak ; 23 cm(Ikus) Testua. Irudia (finkoa ; bidimentsiokoa): bitartekorik gabeISBN : 0-500-23417-5.Painting -- 19th. century -- France |
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Bibliografia: 319-324 orrialdeetan.
The Paris of the 1860s and 1870s was a brand-new city, recently adorned with boulevards, cafés, parks, Great Exhibitions, and suburban pleasure grounds --the birthplace of the habits of commerce and leisure that we ourselves know as "modern life." A new kind of culture quickly developed in this remade metropolis, sghts and spectacles avidly appropriated by a new kind of consumer:clerks and shopgirls, neither working-class nor bourgeois, inventing their own social position in a system profoundly altered by their very existence. Emancipated and rootless, these men and women flocked to the bars and nightclubs of Paris, went boating along the banks of the Seine at Argenteuil, strolled on the island of La Grande-Jatte - enacting a charade of community that was to be captured and scrutinized by Manet, Degas and Seurat. [...]

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