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Edgar Degas.

French artist Edgar Degas died on thid day in 1917 aged 83. Degas is particularly famous for his focus on dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. 22 more words

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Edgar Degas, Frieze of Dancers, ca. 1895, oil on fabric, 27⅝ × 79 inches.THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE HANNA FUN Few modern artists have achieved the work of the enigmatic painter Edgar Degas.

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Striving ever striving twisted toes on uneven plank floors dreams torn stars born dreaming of the stage Art: Degas

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An Evening With Degas, Dr. Gregory Hedberg Launches Book at FIAF

An exhibition devoted to Edgar Degas’ Little Dancer opened last night at The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF). Curated by Dr. Gregory Hedberg, author of a new… 94 more words

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Print of the Week: Art is Not What You See

Last week, I shared a print from my newest collection of original photos depicting brush strokes of Impressionist masterpieces overlaid with inspirational quotes by the artists. 403 more words

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Degas - final days at NGV

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My main squeeze and I ventured into the National Gallery yesterday for a final look at the Degas exhibition before it closes this Sunday. 314 more words

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Art experts told to take a second look at contentious plaster model

Art experts who “scoffed” at a plaster copy of Edgar Degas’ ‘Little Dancer’ are being encouraged to “take a second look” at what is now believed to be an earlier model of the famous 1881 sculpture. 288 more words

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