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The Ballerina in Art

Let’s have some fun and look at some great art that has to do with dancers and ballerinas.

First up this wonderful offering by Ed Ruscha. 125 more words

#Friday in the #ArtStudio - #3Reflections and #13Rules

What is Art? “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Agnes Martin – Art In America (p.124, 1996)

Drawing: Trading Cards DUE MONDAY! 463 more words


Line(s) of the Day #EdgarDegas

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

Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917), regarded as one of the founders of impressionism and especially applauded for his talent in capturing movement in his paintings.

Alex Raphael

Monet who? Impressionism? Wot?

I didn’t quite grow up under a rock (I grew up on a rock, well…a small island in the back of beyond..close enough) but I knew who Monet was.   345 more words

Seeing art and negotiating space

Went to see the Catherine the Great Hermitage Winter Masterpiece exhibition at The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) ages ago. At first I was under-whelmed because it was two rooms of diagrams and dishes, plus an imposing portrait of Catherine. 1,068 more words

Stuff I Like

Edgar Degas dancer sculpture fetches £15.8m

Created in 1922, the bronze casting of Degas’ original wax figure fetched a record sum for one of his sculptures.

The Sotheby’s auction also saw the first work to be sold from Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of Nazi-looted art. 305 more words

Edgar Degas House Historic Home and Museum

Edgar Degas House Historic
Home and Museum

4 stars

Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70119, United States of America –

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Once home to the French artist, Edgar Degas, this New Orleans guest house offer unique guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. 40 more words

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