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Impressionism

The Painter of Modern Life
Present-day beauty: the ephemeral, the fugitive, the contingent

The Painter of Modern Life, Impressionism

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 & HappinessThe Sketch of MannersThe Artist, man of the WorldModernityMnemonic ArtThe Annals of WarPomps and CircumstancesThe Military ManThe DandyWomanIn Praise of CosmeticsWomen and ProstitutesCarriages
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Impressionism, Industrial Revolution

Impressionism

Light and movement as the crux of human perception

1860 – 1900

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