Listening to TJ Clark

This last week the city of Chicago was so fortunate to host the amazing art historian T.J. Clark. You can probably recognize his name if you've ever taken a modern art course- as he is an expert on the subject. I became familiar with his work last semester when I used his book The Painting of … Continue reading Listening to TJ Clark

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Manet’s Modernism

I love Impressionism. The pastel hues, the lighthearted subject matter. The Art Institute of Chicago has a large collection of Impressionist works. The gallery incudes Manet, Monet, Degas, Pissarro, and others. Which is why I was so suprised to find out that Manet was not an Impressionist. I think every Impressionism book I own includes his … Continue reading Manet’s Modernism