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Inspiration: Pastel

Everyone in the program are slowly presenting their thesis to the class. One of my friends just finished her presentation on pastels. I was completely blown away by the amount of artists who chose pastels as their medium of choice. 82 more words


Master Works: The Degas Plays

I’m excited to share that I will be performing with Commedia Beauregard in their upcoming Master Works: The Degas Plays. This is such a cool concept, featuring new six new plays by local playwrights inspired by the Impressionist paintings of Edgar Degas.  230 more words


Degas and His Ballerinas

Gülce İlken

Art Consultant
E-mail: gulce.ilken@gmail.com


Obsessed by the ballet and began visiting the ballet of the Paris Opera in his 40s, Edgar Degas (1834-1917) 606 more words



I’ve wanted a {tattoo} since I was about 16 years old.  My parents, my brother and my sister each have at least one tattoo.  Well, I am now 25 and after close to 10 years I can officially say I’ve crossed another item off of my… 135 more words

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Happiness as Portrayed by the Artists (Part 2)

I would like to turn to the great masters of the fine arts to further explore the achievement of happiness: Maslow’s final level of his hierarchy of needs, Csikszentmihalyi’s forging a unity with universal values, and the ability of Campbell’s hero to go back and forth between the everyday world and the spiritual world. 295 more words

April 10

You discarded most of the lies along the way but held on to the one that said life mattered.

{ Copy of Degas ballerina-rough sketch, pencil }

Quote: Stephen King


Temi e variazioni. L’impero della luce | Variazioni di primavera

Anish Kapoor

Ancora pochi giorni per visitare la quarta edizione di Temi e variazioni, L’impero della luce - presso la Peggy Guggenheim Collection a Venezia - mostra-viaggio concepita attraverso la giustapposizione di opere, diverse per epoca e tecnica impiegata, ma accomunate da uno stesso nucleo tematico, in questo caso la luce, esemplificata nell’opera simbolo di Magritte, L’impero della luce. 1,073 more words