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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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Degas and Cassatt

 

In the wonderful Edgar Degas-Mary Cassatt special exhibition at the National Gallery of Art (Washington D.C.), there are signs everywhere of how our art and our way of seeing is molded by other artistes. 609 more words

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Bending


Unicorn Plant (Proboscidea althaeifolia), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California


these wayside flowers
bending toward a shadowed stone—
Cassatt dips her brush…
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girl with a dog

Berthe Morisot was the only woman to exhibit in the first Impressionist show of 1874. She was married to the brother of Edouard Manet and dear, dear friends with Mary Cassatt. 34 more words

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portrait of cassatt


Mary Cassatt often modeled for Edgar Degas. Though she kept this in her studio, she sold it later in her life without him knowing. I’m imagining Degas finding out and playing that  12 more words

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steeple chase

Edgar Degas painted Scene from the Steeplechase for a Salon exhibition in 1866. Mary Cassatt wanted to purchase the painting for her brother, but Degas kept the work in his studio, basically repainting every darn inch. 75 more words

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