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Fashion // Into the rose garden

Hey, today’s my birthday! 24 years old.

I put this outfit together and promptly squealed in delight. This outfit combines some of my favorite things ever: blush pink, floral print, and tutus. 63 more words


Reading in a New Fiscal Year

Today begins a new month, a new fiscal year even, and fall is in the air. Since every now and then, someone asks what I am reading, I have turned my attention to the question myself.   422 more words

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Goodbye Degas!

Let’s take a moment to appreciate Edgar Degas’ art. He passed away on this day, 27 September 1917.

Did you know that “Place de la Concorde” was considered lost for four decades after World War II? 42 more words

Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery

On Saturday 25th April, the National Gallery held a study day to coincide with the Inventing Impressionism display, spring’s contender in the 2015 blockbuster exhibition stakes. 983 more words


Caillebotte: The Unsung Hero of Impressionism

When one thinks of impressionism, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas and Auguste Renoir typically come to mind. Unfortunately, Gustave Caillebotte gets lost in the mix, overshadowed by his now larger-than-life contemporaries. 377 more words

Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement

In February 1874, the French writer Edmond de Goncourt visited “a strange painter called Degas” in his studio. It proved a memorable occasion. Degas performed a kind of jig — a “choreographic sequence”, as Goncourt put it in his journal, based on the movements of ballerinas. 1,102 more words

On Portrait Of Rosa Adelaida Morbilli By Edgar Degas

It is no wonder famous chefs flock the city to get fresh meat, seafood, dairy and veggies at the year-round farmers’ market available twice a week. 281 more words