7. Briefly explain each of these approaches as they relate to different viewpoints regarding Edouard Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, 1881-82: formalism, iconography, biographical, psychoanalytical, Marxism, and Feminism
formalism: climate any clear story it was telling and to flatten space it was depicting.
Iconography: contains traditional elements of vanitas , with the reflected man representing death
Biographical: explores links between artists life and work. He was ill when he painted the bar, reflecting he was no longer able to go to places and he missed it
Psychoanalytical: mirror stage of human development
Marxism: looking at economic status. barmaid is a member of the working class
Feminism: the cultures ideas of male and females are in play.