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Une image du peuple – Gustave Courbet et la révolution de 1848
T. J. Clark [see all titles]
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T. J. Clark Une image du peuple Gustave Courbet et la révolution de 1848
Foreword by Thomas Schlesser.
Translated from the English by Anne-Marie Bony and FranÁoise JaouŽn (original title: Image of the People: Gustave Courbet and the 1981 Revolution).
published in November 2007
French edition
17 x 20 cm (softcover)
336 pages (50 b/w ill.)
€24.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-214-3
EAN: 9782840662143
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Art as a social practice through Gustave Courbet's œuvre and political commitment.
First edited in 1973, this study was a turning point in art history and soon became a classic. It focuses on Courbet's works during the four years following the 1848 French revolution, demonstrating how his political commitment lead him to transform art into a radical social practice.
See also Gustave Courbet.
Born in 1943 in Bristol, Timothy James Clark is Professor of Modern Art at the University of California, Berkeley.