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MANET: DESIRES OF THE PASSING MOMENT

… and beauty of the eternal. Is love pleasure or desire? The Good, the Bad and those eternal constants. Edouard Manet, proved that he was an observer of a world in constant flux. Through  the initial reaction to  ”Olympia”, idealism … Continue reading

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OLYMPIA GAZE: DIRECT AND DEFIANTLY UNACCOMODATING

“On first inspection, one might wonder what all the fuss was about. Manet considered himself a painter of still life, and perhaps that’s why Olympia has such a quiet mystery about her. She lounges serenely, starkly unclad but strategically adorned … Continue reading

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