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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants - Part One: Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Malcolm Gladwell
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In the late-nineteenth century, Artist Édouard Manet, the celebrated artist, gathered his fellow painters every evening at Café Guerois in the Batignolles neighborhood of Paris, France. Manet was gregarious and talkative and often got into heated but friendly debates with Edgar Degas who was his best friend. Paul Cezanne was moody and said very little. Claude Monet lacked the education of the others and his friend Pierre-Auguste Renoir was pleasant and easy-going. Camille Pissaro was political and highly principled and was the moral compass of the group and admired by all.

This group of painters was collectively known as the Impressionist Movement. They painted with each other, next to each other and did portraits of each other. They supported one another in their common pursuits and love of art. Their work was not well-accepted by the art critics of the day. No...

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