Few Comments On Courbet’s Origin of the World

In┬áthe 19th century, the display of the nude body underwent a revolution – and a massive critique. Gustave Courbet, one of the main scandalists of his epoch, rejected academic painting and its smooth, idealised nudes, but he also directly recriminated the hypocritical social conventions of the Second Empire, where eroticism and even pornography were acceptable … Continue reading Few Comments On Courbet’s Origin of the World