Thoughts on Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (“The Luncheon on the Grass”) by Édouard Manet
This piece by Manet is considered an early piece in the
avante-garde art movement, a movement which means “running ahead” of
other art of its time period. This piece in shows many themes
unconventional for its time. What really is most striking to me is the
obvious challenge to power structures. Read more on this here.