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There’s an annual book fair in Blacksburg at the YMCA. The first year we went, we dropped $200. They put these white stickers with amazing stick-power on the books. 336 more words

Book Reviews

Degas / Cassatt and Wyeth too

 There currently are two major shows on the main floor of the National Gallery of Art: the Degas / Cassatt show and the Wyeth show. 444 more words

Penn Derby day preview, part II

Parx racecourse and casino in Bensalem, PA will be the place to be on Saturday, 9/20 when some of horses racing’s elite compete in several graded events. 298 more words

Horse Racing

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


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


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


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


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