Pro Art - The Real World: Courbet, Whistler and the Manet presented by Jeffrey A

Description: The Real World: Courbet, Whistler and the Manet
presented by Jeffrey Allison, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, self portrait - Gustav Courbet

February 21, 2013 - 7:00 p.m., Rhododendron Room - Slemp Center, The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Wise, VA

Admission: FREE

Gustav Courbet led the Realist Movement in 19th Century France, focusing on the everyday and the ordinary as he developed a unique painting style that influenced his student James McNeil Whistler and the proto-Impressionist, Eduard Manet. This lecture will explore the complex relationship between these three men as they challenged the status quo in art, politics and love.

This program is funded in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Location: Rhododendron Room - Slemp Center, The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Wise, VA
Date: Thursday, 2/21/2013
Time: 7:00pm EST
Access: Public
Category: General College Events*
Created by: College Relations
Updated: Thursday, 10/4/2012 3:20pm EDT