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Treasures in the Basement

One of my favorite places to visit in the world in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  I always manage to squeeze in a visit every time I’m in the city.  326 more words

Kit Miracle

Thank You!

THANK YOU to all the incredible guests who attended “Brushing Up on Impressionism!” last week and to the Winter Garden Art Association for being such spectacular hosts! 78 more words

Brushing up on Impressionism

I am so very pleased to announce my first new lecture of 2018!

Please join me at SoBo Gallery in Winter Garden, FL for “Brushing Up on Impressionism.”  This lecture will be offered twice – Thursday, January 25th from 6:00 – 7:30pm and again on Saturday, January 27th from 4:00 – 5:30pm. 148 more words

Mary Cassatt

1844-1926. Cassatt was not only one of the most famous female painters of her time, she was also one of the most famous American painters. She was very family oriented and was excellent at showing emotion in the faces of her subjects. 11 more words

Impressionism

Edgar Degas: an appreciation

Exactly one hundred years ago today, 27 September, Edgar Degas died in Paris. Over the last few weeks, I have published a series of articles looking at his life and key works, small selections of his works by theme, and related topics. 1,422 more words

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Edgar Degas: Portraits of the Modern Woman

More than half of Edgar Degas’ total output shows dancers or scenes of ballet, of which almost all feature exclusively women and girl dancers. Of the remainder of his works, a large proportion primarily or exclusively depict women. 1,736 more words

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Edgar Degas: A life in twelve paintings

Later this month, we will be remembering the life and work of Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, who died a century ago. Degas is not my favourite artist of the group known as the French Impressionists, but is one of the most fascinating painters, draughtsmen, and print-makers of the nineteenth century. 2,667 more words

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