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Realism in the Age of Impressionism
Painting and the Politics of Time

Marnin Young

The late 1870s and early 1880s were watershed years in the history of French painting. As outgoing economic and social structures were being replaced by a capitalist, measured time, Impressionist artists sought to create works that could be perceived in an instant, capturing the sensations of rapidly transforming modern life. Yet a generation of artists pushed back against these changes, spearheading a short-lived revival of the Realist practices that had dominated at mid-century and advocating slowness in practice, subject matter, and beholding. In this illuminating book, Marnin Young looks closely at five works by Jules Bastien-Lepage, Gustave Caillebotte, Alfred-Philippe Roll, Jean-François Raffaëlli, and James Ensor, artists...

2015   272 pp.  60 color + 75 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208320  $75.00 tx

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Vigée Le Brun

and the Rise of Modern Art

Georges Seurat
The Art of Vision

Inventing Impressionism
Paul Durand-Ruel and the Modern Art Market

Futures of Surrealism
Myth, Science Fiction, and Fantastic Art in France, 1936–1969

Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism

Monet's "Impression, Sunrise"
The Biography of a Painting

Faces of Impressionism
Portraits from the Musée d'Orsay

Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities
Painting, Poetry, Music

French Art Deco

From San Juan to Paris and Back
Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of Impressionism

Matisse's Sculpture
The Pinup and the Primitive

Gustave Moreau
History Painting, Spirituality, and Symbolism

Mind's Eye
Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne

The Bronze Horseman
Falconet's Monument to Peter the Great

The Neo-Impressionist Portrait, 1886–1904

The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

André Le Nôtre in Perspective

Paul Signac (1863–1935)
Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints

The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden

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