Located on the fringes of Paris, Montmartre attracted artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Steinlen, and Jules Cheret. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the artists in the quarter began to create works blurring the boundaries between fine art and popular illustration, the artist and the audience, as well as class and gender distinctions. The creative expression that ensued was an exuberant mix of high and low-a breeding ground for what is today termed popular culture. The carefully interlocked essays in ...

Montmartre and the Making of Mass Culture 2001, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813530093

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Montmartre and the Making of Mass Culture 2001, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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