The most famous aspect of the painting is the confrontational gaze of Olympia; which is often referenced as the pinnacle of defiance toward patriarchy. Manet’s Olympia is the most famous Realist painting and perhaps the most famous nude of the 19-century.What are different types of realism in art?
Surrealism. Composed of dream-like images, Surrealism strives to capture the flotsam of the subconscious mind. In the early 20th century, the teachings of Sigmund Freud inspired a dynamic movement of surrealistic artists.