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The Cafe Concert

The Cafe Concert completed by Edgar Degas in 1877

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Art

Quote of the day: Paul Valéry

Born on this day – Paul Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945)

“Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking”

– Paul Valéry… 22 more words

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Everyday Necklaces

A few months ago, I wrote a post called “Statement Necklaces Confuse Me,” and frankly, they still do. Fortunately for me, I’ve shaken off my tendency to be attracted to them and have been switching around necklaces—one of my accessories of choice—to wear everyday. 412 more words

Miscellaneous

'Little Dancer' Musical Readies for Opening in D.C.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,” a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her. 675 more words

News

10 Favorite Quotes About What Art Is

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.  Aristotle

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. 193 more words

Art Quotes

Ray Caesar

The Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Couture Spring/Summer 2008 Show, which paid homage to ballet, was inspired by the cold perversity in Ray Caesar’s paintings, and by Edgar Degas’ depictions of ballerinas. 24 more words

Fashion

How to select art for your interiors

In practice, there are two ways of going about it, if you believe in “art for art’s sake” then decorate the interiors and select the art piece. 845 more words