Monday, January 28, 2013

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.

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