Renoir at the Theatre: Looking at the Loge (Paperback)

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir's La Loge (The Theater Box), 1874, is one of the masterpieces of impressionism and a major highlight of The Courtauld Gallery's collection. Its depiction of an elegant couple on display in a loge epitomizes the Impressionists' interest in the spectacle of modern life. At the heart of the painting is the complex play of gazes enacted by these two figures. In turning away from the performance, Renoir focused instead upon theater as a social stage where status and relationships were on public display.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781903470732
ISBN-10: 1903470730
Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery