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More “Plagiarists”: Tissot’s friends Manet, Degas, Whistler & Others

James Tissot and his friends, including James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot, did not work in a vacuum.  In addition, creative personalities can be strong, and the public and the critics could be merciless.  1,255 more words

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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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Painting to Life- Journey of Absinthe

Bennett and I decided to bring the painting “L’absinthe” by Edgar Degas to life. In the painting, a French actress (Ellen Andree) is depicted next to a male artist and French personality (Marcellin Desboutin) while sitting at a popular Parisan café, Café de la Nouvelle-Athenes. 361 more words

Book Review: I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira

I received this book free from Goodreads First Reads and Viking as an advanced reader copy.

I didn’t quite know what to think going in to reading this book, but I ended up liking it more than I expected to. 279 more words

Lala: Extraordinary Acrobatic

Miss LaLa

  •  Born in Poland, 1858
  • She  became a wirewalker and trapeze artist, known as Miss Lala
  • She performed at the Westminster Aquarium, London in 1879 and at the Cirque Fernando, Paris…
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Sometimes You Need to Forget About the Steps (And Just Dance)

Source Images:

  • “The Green Dancer,” by Edgar Degas
  • “An example of simulated data modeled for the CMS particle detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.
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Palette /01

Aren’t these colors the dreamiest? This is a Degas gallery room in the Met. Grant and I are moving into an apartment at the end of the month and I’ve been thinking a lot about paint colors.   131 more words