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Living Room Painting

I’ve been wanting a giant piece of painting in my living room to brighten up my apartment but it’s been really hard trying to decide.  What’s your favorite piece of painting and what paintings do you have in your living room? 31 more words


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


Sunday - day of culture (after the crane)

In the Museum we decided to stick with the big stuff – fossil skeleton of T rex, tall stuffed giraffe, beam engine, an early locomotive and a shiny aluminium rocket.  378 more words

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hbd, degas

Huffington Post made me feel TERRIBLE this morning when it mentioned Degas celebrated his 180th birthday and I didn’t even know about it. Well, I’m going to go ahead and pretend that turning 180 years old requires two days and therefore, I am RIGHT ON TIME. 88 more words


Happy Birthday Edgar Degas

Today marks the 180th birthday of Edgar Degas.

NAME: Edgar Degas
OCCUPATION: Painter, Sculptor
BIRTH DATE: July 19, 1834
DEATH DATE: September 27, 1917… 1,191 more words

Birthday wishes: 180 today

Edgar Degas (19th July 1834 – 27th September 1917)

An artist of movement, colour, emotion and isolation. One who understood, lived and expressed the human condition. 19 more words


Newly discovered Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, and a new version of 'the Scream'... Does this sound too good to be true?

Lawrence’s story is that he inherited 200 paintings by such masters as Rembrandt, Picasso, Degas, and Dali Picasso, Degas, Cézanne, Henry Moore and Dalí, from his grandfather… What do you think? 62 more words

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