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The Balcony Is a Symbol of Our Solidarity

Let’s proudly open our blinds

Photo by Margaux Bellott on Unsplash

“Close the shutters!” Is what 19th-century French caricaturist, Charles Amédée de Noé, proclaimed upon viewing Edouard Manet’s The Balcony (1868–9). Sitting at Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the painting is a reminder of the transgression against conventional norms. Manet’s characters, all acquaintances of…

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