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Clark, Timothy James


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DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631207535.1997.x


British-born and educated art historian, now working in the United States. Clark gives new life to the study and understanding of the social history of nineteenth-century France in his trilogy on French painting from 1848 to 1884 by viewing political event and C lass structure not as so many bones on which loosely hang the skin of art works, but as the muscle and sinew of experience which can be seen as giving shape and meaning to form and image in A rt . See also A vant-garde ; G reenberg , C lement . 1973 : The Absolute Bourgeois: Artists and Politics in France 1848–1851 . 1973 ( 1984 ): Image of the People: Gustave Courbet and the 1848 Revolution . 1985 : The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and his Followers . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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