ObeliskImpressionism

The Painter of Modern Life

— Present-day beauty: the ephemeral, the fugitive, the contingent

The Painter of Modern Life is an Impressionist Manifesto written by Charles Baudelaire in 1863. It's in the Public Domain, and tagged Art Theory.

Chapters

Beauty, Fashion & Happiness

The Sketch of Manners

The Artist, man of the World

Modernity

Mnemonic Art

The Annals of War

Pomps and Circumstances

The Military Man

The Dandy

Woman

In Praise of Cosmetics

Women and Prostitutes

Carriages

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Impressionism

Light and movement as the crux of human perception

1860-1900

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