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Weekly Vlog Week of September 17th

Hello readers!

Alright, so I will quickly admit I am a little late in posting this video, but it was my first time filming and editing a vlog so it took longer than expected! 64 more words


Quote of the Week

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

Edgar Degas



On our recent trip to the big smoke (not so smoky these days, fortunately), Andy and I stopped off at the Courtauld Gallery . It houses a very good collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art, and if that floats your boat it’s well worth a visit if you’re in London. 149 more words


Waiting - Edgar Degas

Ballerina’s are a bit like swans. Beautifully graceful at first glance, but under the water the swan paddles frantically. This art form has a demanding physical excursion and is not something that the frequenters of ballet will see on stage. 286 more words


The robin is dead, though many thought it was fake. Lynch had rigged up a sort of puppeteer’s wiring to a taxidermied Turdus migratorius, allowing him to manipulate the innocent creature’s little body with roach in beak for the ending scene of his 1986 movie  2,554 more words

Degas in Bronze

As she let down her hair

It sounded to me

Like string music.

Could there be something more?


Degas at the National Gallery

On a recent visit to London I was lucky enough to stumble on a free exhibition of Edgar Dagas. It was a rare collection of some of his most distinct pastels in one room from collector Sir William Burrell. 734 more words

Artist Critique