Definition of unidealized in English:


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(also unidealised)


Not regarded or represented as better than in reality; true to life: he painted unidealized views of country life
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  • Based on Titian's erotic Venus of Urbino (1583; Florence, Uffizi), Manet's courtesan, attended by her black maid, stares imperiously towards the viewer, challenging in her unidealized nakedness.
  • These painters outraged the public and the authorities with their focus on the naked body alone, unidealized and free from any of the historical or mythological trappings that had traditionally provided a moral cover for nudity in art.
  • The Realist movement expounded the idea that art should rebel against the traditional historical, mythological and religious subjects in favour of unidealised scenes of modern life.

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