- Manet’s Olympia was very forcibly denounced. What factors led to this reaction? What artistic devices did the artist employ in this painting? Why did the artist shape the work in this fashion? Why could it be considered Modern?
- What is modernism? Describe how three artworks seek to be modern in their intent and effect on their audience. What is Post-modernism? How is it different from and similar to Modernism? Describe three artworks that could be described as Post-modern and make sure to describe why you think they qualify.
- Describe the evolution and influence of Whistler’s art using examples from your text and lecture.