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From Avant-Garde to Kitsch: Modernism and Miss Morn

A discussion of the changing meanings of Paul Chabas's September Morn with respect to "modernist" painting by examining a few moments in its reception history.

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September Morn: The History of a Controversy

A brief history of the early reception of Paul Chabas's September Morn, a French academic painting that entered American culture when antivice crusaders like Anthony Comstock sought to prevent its exhibition in public store windows.