Degas and Manet: Were they really Impressionists? | University of Oxford

Degas and Manet: Were they really Impressionists?

Speaker
Alice Foster, Art Historian
Event date
Event time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Headley Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Degas and Manet were separated from Monet and the other Impressionists by age, class, working methods and artistic aims. Yet they were modern and fully aware of the epithet ’Painters of Modern Life’. Explore their progressive attitudes in producing something that would resonate with everyday bourgeois experience.