Alias Olympia

a woman"s search for Manet"s notorious model & her own desire
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C. Scribner"s Sons, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International , New York, Toronto, New York
Meurent, Victorine, Manet, Edouard, 1832-1883 -- Relations with women, Lipton, Eunice, Artists" models -- France -- Biography, Women art historians -- United States -- Biography, Feminist art criticism -- United S

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France, United States, United St

StatementEunice Lipton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND553.M3 L56 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708189M
ISBN 100684194171
LC Control Number92009745

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Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intr /5. Alias Olympia is the most original art book to emerge from my feminist art generation."-- Lucy R.

Lippard, Women's Review of Books "In this wonderfully digressive blend of art history and autobiography, Eunice Lipton chronicles her search for Victorine Meurent, the model for two of Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, 'Olympia' and 'Dejeuner /5(13).

Alias Olympia is the most original art book to emerge from my feminist art generation."-- Lucy R.

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Lippard, Women's Review of Books "In this wonderfully digressive blend of art history and autobiography, Eunice Lipton chronicles her search for Victorine Meurent, the model for two of Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, 'Olympia' and 'Dejeuner Cited by: As for Olympia—the author's ``alias''—Lipton concludes that she lived as a neglected painter and lesbian and died at an advanced age in a suburb of Paris.

Unable to find any records of her, Lipton fears that Olympia ``had no life''—that ``she was a nothing.''Author: Eunice Lipton. Alias Olympia: a woman's search for Manet's notorious model & her own desire User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Haunted by the steadfast gaze of the nude peering from the canvas of Manet's controversial "Olympia,'' art historian Lipton (Looking into Degas: Uneasy Images of Women and Modern Life, Univ. of Read full review.

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View contents. View Citation; Buy This Book in Print. summary. Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's Cited by: Read "Alias Olympia A Woman's Search for Manet's Notorious Model and Her Own Desire" by Eunice Lipton available from Rakuten Kobo.

Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century Brand: Cornell University Press. Alias Olympia: A Woman’s Search for Manet’s Notorious Model and Her Own Desire, Cornell University Press (previously Scribner’s + Penguin) EUNICE LIPTON WAS A fledgling art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the model who appeared in Edouard Manet’s most famous paintings—Olympia and Luncheon on the Grass–only to vanish from history in a haze of.

Alias Olympia Book Description: Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to vanish from history in a haze of degrading hearsay.

Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Eunice Lipton was a fledging art historian when she first became intrigued by Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century model who appeared in Edouard Manet's most famous paintings, only to. : Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Notorious Model and Her Own Desire () by Lipton, Eunice and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

And Victorine takes the historian on a long voyage home, to the Bronx of her childhood, to her immigrant father's dreams, to City College of the s, and finally to her own repressed desire to be a writer. At once memoir and compelling detective story, Alias Olympia is Brand: Eunice Lipton.

Review of Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Notorious Model and Her Own Desire by Eunice Lipton. / Clayson, Hollis. In: Art in America, Vol. 81, No.

10,p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewAuthor: Hollis Clayson. Eunice Lipton is the author of Alias Olympia ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ), A Distant Heartbeat ( avg rating, 12 ratings /5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Model and Her Own Desire by Eunice Lipton (, Board Book) at the best online prices at eBay.

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[Eunice Lipton] -- In this stylish work of imaginative nonfiction, Eunice Lipton re-creates a provocative figure out of nineteenth-century art history, Victorine Meurent, the. “Alias Olympia” stands for a part of truth--despite the talk about the tyranny of political correctness, it is a part at a frequent disadvantage--but its humanity is entire.

One can only imagine what they would have thought had they learned she was a lesbian, as Lipton concluded in her research for her slender, beautiful book. Years ago I first learned of Édouard Manet’s model Victorine Meurent in Eunice Lipton’s compelling book Alias biography and part memoir of her own evolution as an art historian, Lipton goes searching for the real Meurent amidst the layers of myth and mystery that surrounded this redheaded, working-class Parisian who became the scandalous subject of Manet’s most.

ALIAS OLYMPIA still-life of parrot and orange distract from the penetra­ tion of her look. In Victorine in the Costume of an Espada (also at the Metropolitan), her blunt stare and iconic stillness halt the unfolding drama in the bullring.

From each and every canvas I saw that the model surveyed the viewer, resisting centuries of admonitionCited by: Eunice Lipton's disturbingly delicious book French Seduction [is] a story about her own equivocal love affair with France. With a meditation on seduction, betrayal, and loss, Lipton takes the reader on an aesthetic and emotional odyssey in a book that is part memoir.

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PaperBack by Eunice Lipton. WOMEN WRITING AUTO/BIOGRAPHY: ANNA BANTI'S ARTEMISIA AND EUNICE LIPTON'S ALIAS OLYMPIA Claire Marrone Neat definitions of biographical and autobiographical writing have been challenged in the twentieth century.

Rather than the typical third-person biography, for example, an author may tell the life of. Olympia is a painting by Édouard Manet, first exhibited at the Paris Salon, which shows a nude woman ("Olympia") lying on a bed being brought flowers by a a was modelled by Victorine Meurent and Olympia's servant by the art model a's confrontational gaze caused shock and astonishment when the painting was first exhibited because a number of details in the Artist: Édouard Manet.

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Édouard Manet, Olympia, (debuted in the Paris Salon in ) Musée d’Orsay, Paris. A few months ago, Hazel Smith wrote a superb article about Victorine Meurent, the favorite model of Édouard Manet during the s.

I followed up with a review of Eunice Lipton’s book Alias Olympia, which weaves together an imagined journal written by Victorine and the New York art historian Lipton. In her book, Alias Olympia: A Woman’s Search for Manet’s Notorious Model and Her own Desire, art historian Eunice Lipton writes: “The press took an instant and bellicose dislike to the work, using words like: “The vicious strangeness of this woman of the night”; “a sort of female gorilla, a grotesque ” “Such indecency!”.Alias Olympia的书评 (全部 6 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 岑 广西师范大学出版社版Author: Eunice Lipton.Published: Marrone, Claire.

“Women Writing Auto/biography: Anna Banti’s Artemisia and Eunice Lipton’s Alias Olympia. “ Life Writing/Writing Lives. Kreiger: Melbourne, FL, ISBN Author: Claire Marrone.