Everyday Life in Motion: The Art of Walking in Late-Nineteenth-Century Paris

Forgione, Nancy
December 2005
Art Bulletin;Dec2005, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p664
Academic Journal
The article discusses the art of walking in late-nineteenth-century Paris, France. Painters aimed to depict the everyday practices through which human life renegotiated its relation to the city. The thematization of walking in art focused on pedestrian activity as a wide-ranging modality of lived experience.


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