What Art Has To Do With Politics: Gustave Courbet And The Paris Commune

The painter Gustave Courbet who was the central figure of Realism, is known for his paintings in which he reveals the true lives of peasants and ordinary workers, at a time when the most well-accepted portraits were those with mythological heroes or religious scenes. Yet, while portraying what he saw with intense realism, politically speaking … Continue reading What Art Has To Do With Politics: Gustave Courbet And The Paris Commune