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Realism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

Art 3062 focusses on major artists and themes in European art, mainly French, during the second half of the nineteenth century. Art and literature and new optical theories of color and light are explored. Questions of politics, gender, race, colonialism, exhibition strategies, urbanism and the landscape are problematized.  Major artists include,  Courbet, Manet, Degas, Lewis, Monet, Cassatt, Morisot, Cezanne, Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin


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Image attribution: Berthe Morisot. (1875). At the Ball. [painting]. Retrieved from

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Image Attribution: Vincent van Gogh, 1853 - 1890. (1888). Sunflowers. Retrieved from