It’s one of the most attractive exhibits going on, but no one has talked about it! It’s called Lunch Break. Its curator is Pascale Giffard. She presents it as follows: With his Déjeuner sur l’Herbe (1863), Édouard Manet introduced painting, not without provocation, into a new era: his way of painting customary life broke with classical codes. Pictorial modernism is closely followed by the rapid development of photography, which is upset by the arrival of the small, light and space-saving camera made by Leica in the 1930s. Chewing everyday life becomes easy, so much so that some, letting themselves be...
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