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Q: You use an impressive assortment of soft pastels to create your pastel paintings. Which are your favorite?

A:  My favorite brand of soft pastels is Henri Roché.  They offer subtle variations in color and hue since they make more colors than any other company. 135 more words

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Creating Modernism in France at the Ashmolean Museum review ****

Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 20th April 2017

So a day trip to the Ashmolean to take in this exhibition and a bit of the mighty Ashmolean’s permanent collection, (favourites include the Sickert room, the Medieval English collection and the Chinese ceramics and art). 662 more words


Sitting On the Steps of the Met


I had first heard of the Metropolitan Museum of Art from the show “Gossip Girl” as characters Blair and Serena had their infamous coffee and breakfast on the steps of the Met. 499 more words


Exhibition: Degas To Picasso – Creating Modernism in France

Location: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Date: Until 7th May 2017

Details: In works by Matisse, Manet, Chagall, Renoir, Degas, Léger and Picasso, this ground-breaking exhibition tells one of the most compelling stories in the history of art – the rise of modernism. 103 more words


Project Based Learning: 19th Century Impressionist Artists

Last year, Lillie studied four of the Impressionist painters of the 19th Century.  She carried out biographical studies; explored a specific-to-each artistic technique and attempted to replicate a painting of each artist. 41 more words