An artistic and political manifesto for Cézanne

Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Nina
September 1990
Art Bulletin;Sep90, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p482
Academic Journal
Argues that Cézanne's early works from his Paris years were motivated by a deliberate strategy aimed at formulating his aesthetic, political, and social concerns in opposition to what he saw as a bourgeois stalemate perpetuated by the state and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Juggling of artistic styles, genres, and techniques; Parodic lampooning and militant earnestness; How Cézanne's polemical vehemence echoed that of Emile Zola's pamphleteering art reviews.


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