Missing something?  Check out What Makes Good Art?, Part I, and What Makes Good Art?, Part II. We just finished our discussion of L’Hallali Du Cerf, by Gustave Courbet.  The previous posts, What Makes Good Art?, Part I, and What Makes Good Art?, Part II, covered general elements that tend to be present in anything ...


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Missing something? Check out What Makes Good Art?, Part I. We were right in the middle of discussing L’Hallali Du Cerf, by Gustave Courbet. We already covered Concept and Composition in the previous post, What Makes Good Art?, Part I, as general elements that tend to be present in anything that’s considered ‘good art.’ Here’s ...


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Buckle up, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. Not really. This is Gustave Courbet’s L’Hallali Du Cerf (or ‘Killing a Deer’): This is Gustave Courbet in his younger years: And his later years: To spare you the long biography, Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet was a French painter who contributed primarily to the Realism movement in ...


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