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A DATE WITH MANET

Manet was a die-hard, out-and-out, all guns blazing artistic rebel. Hard to believe when you look at the familiar chocolate-box paintings of middle class Paris scenes and pretty dappled landscapes that gave rise to the birth of Impressionism. But believe it or not, Manet dropped more jaws and drew more outraged cries than Tracey Emin’s …

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