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'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. 685 more words


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


On Toulouse-Lautrec’s 'Au Moulin Rouge'

Montmartre snapshot: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Au Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Au Moulin Rouge, 1894/95. Oil on canvas, 123 x 141 cm.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec continues to be one of the most celebrated artists of the late nineteenth century, his powerful images of the nightlife of 1890s Montmartre contributing to our perception of the heady days of… 1,731 more words


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


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I’m going down

I’m going down.
Like the stairs,
coming up and
down, down, down …

Like the rain,
Like the river,

I’m going down.
Like a ball, 45 more words