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The Hidden Meanings Behind Manet’s Bar at the Folies-Bergère

A painting that uncovers the objectification of women

At first glance, the scene in Manet’s Bar at the Folies-Bergère may appear to be simple: a barmaid with a distant expression awaits our drink orders.

But upon closer inspection, there is much more going on beneath the surface.

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Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies. https://linktr.ee/kamnakirti