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The subject takes control over the outdoor setting, expressing her independence in spite of limitations.
Renoir wanted to forget everything he knew about how to paint so that he could render light as it really is.
Manet turns the tables—or in this case, the bar—on how we view painting.
Though called “an Impressionist in name only,” Caillebotte is all about light and movement–just like his peers.
Seurat sought to bring science to the methods of Impressionism with new, methodical approaches to color.
The subject looks through opera glasses, but she herself is the object of another man’s gaze—not to mention ours.
Toulouse-Lautrec invites us into the nocturnal world of the nightclub, where classes mix under the electric lights.
Degas is off to the races, where class issues are in the foreground.
A city inhabited: Renoir’s optimistic but sketchy representation of modern life on the new boulevards of Paris.
Mary Cassatt, an artist and close friend Degas, is the subject of this painting about the act of seeing.
The subject of this painting is breaking almost as many taboos as the artist who painted it.
The greenery surrounding this couple is lush and exotic, but it’s clear that there’s trouble in paradise.