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Résurgence classique dans la peinture contemporaine : le filtre de la modernité

Abstract : The revival of classicism today plays an important role in contemporary painting. Classicism re-emerged after spanning the period of modern art; this thesis explores the different means through which this resurgence materialized, hence the hypothesis of a “filter” of modernity. The framework of this research, called “pictorial map”, is defined specifically to tackle the medium of painting. This thesis first examines the continued survival of these images during their different stages, then the ways in which the persistence of classicism imbues them with new life within the heart of the international art scene. Finally, this memory of these images is studied through the lens of various historical and geographical perspectives. The thesis is structured in six chapters. The first defines the framework of research. The second presents three live painters, each of whom is classically influenced in his work. The following three explore the topic through the analysis of texts by authors confronted to the aforementioned paintings. Finally, the last chapter concludes the research with relevant feedback.
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Philippe Guérin. Résurgence classique dans la peinture contemporaine : le filtre de la modernité. Art et histoire de l'art. Université de Strasbourg, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019STRAC034⟩. ⟨tel-02922423⟩



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