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Mad-dogs and Indians.

Latent women and disposed black men.

Raising up Cain and lifting up Eve.

Platforms so strange.

Someone else’s joy.

Someone else’s pain.


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Degas: A New Vision offers the most significant international survey in nearly 30 years of the work of Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (1834–1917). The reputation of this celebrated French artist has often focused on his ballet imagery, and yet Degas’s rich, complex, and abundant oeuvre spans the entire second half of the 19th century and the first years of the 20th. 208 more words

Embracing Beauty • Day 6 • The Art of the Musée d'Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay in Paris houses some of the world’s masterpieces, with paintings by Monet, Van Gogh, Degas, Cézanne, and many others. The museum itself, originally built as a train station, is a work of art in and of itself. 180 more words

Embracing Beauty

Degas’s frames for dancers and bathers

Helen Gramotnev considers two surviving original frames made to Degas’s designs, one for a pastel of a bathing woman, and one for a pastel of a dancer. 2,249 more words



I didn’t know what this book was about but the cover intrigued me. When I looked at the description, I recognized the name of the artist but had no knowledge about his life. 203 more words

Murder, She Wrote: Season 12, Episode 9 - “Deadly Bidding”

The much hated Art World is a popular setting for crime-based TV shows because it provides the opportunity to introduce unlikeable villains and high-value collateral as the target for criminal activity. 511 more words


Phila Energy

Bruce Nauman, spitting mad, mystic truth.

Ran up the Rocky steps twice, mainly just to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art…twice.  In one vacation.  This is just the way things are. 143 more words