ARHS 656 Manet

In-depth examination of Manets works and career in light of various historical and critical approaches, ranging from formalism, and iconography to sociopolitical and cultural studies, Marxism, psychoanalysis, and feminism, Attention will be paid to male and female spectatorship and to relevant works by Manets Impressionist contemporaries, including Cassatt, Degas, Gonzales, Monet, and Morisot. Other comparative topics include academic art, photography, journalistic illustration, and Japanese prints.