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Degas/Cassatt Exhibit Reveals the Value of Artistic Sharing -- Even Copying

Girl Arranging Her Hair – Cassatt

Morning Toilet – Degas

If you ask most of today’s artists if they copy from each other, most will be insulted and exclaim with a resounding, “NO!”  Today’s art culture shames the copier; yet, that has not always been the case.   107 more words

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Degas/Cassatt Exhibition Catalogue by Kimberly Jones

Degas/ Cassatt Exhibition Catalogue by Kimberly Jones

I ordered my Exhibition Catalog for the Degas/Cassatt Exhibition before I actually attended.  I wanted the extra time to begin to understand and absorb what would be the exhibit’s focus–as well as its art.   104 more words

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Degas/Cassatt Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art NGA Washington D. C.

Degas/Cassatt

May 11 – October 5, 2014

West Building – Main Floor

The Area where most of the Impressionist Paintings Are Normally Located:

Map of Impressionist Art NGA Copyrighted by Jacki Kellum… 265 more words

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Both Degas and Cassatt Employed the Newspaper As Theme In Their Paintings

The Ballet Class – Degas c. 1880 – Oil on Canvas – Philadelphia Museum of Art

The issue of detachment was important in many works by Degas, as well as in those by Cassatt.”  Exhibition Catalog, p. 145 more words

Degas/Cassatt Exhibit

Degas/Cassatt Exhibit at NGA Through October 5, 2014

Introduction

From the moment the American Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) made her debut in 1879 with the group of artists known as the impressionists, her name has been linked with that of the Frenchman Edgar Degas (1834–1917). 868 more words

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i'd be angry too


I feel like this chick was talked into buying one too many afghan shawls from Coldwater Creek before it went out of business.

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