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“Painting is easy when you don't know how"

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” Edgar Degas

There’s so much to learn, so much to master, you could study and practice for one hundred lifetimes and still not have mastered this craft. 150 more words


Two Ballet Dancers

Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917): Two Ballet Dancers, c.1879 (Pastel and gouache on paper, Shelburne Museum, Vermont) – Degas shows two dancers in an abrupt, expressive design. 34 more words


Review: De ga ga and state of the art

The Edgar Degas exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria is almost at an end. I  have been thinking about it a bit, because while I was excited to attend, I didn’t connect as I have to other ‘blockbuster’ exhibits. 488 more words


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

New York

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

Fine Art Prints

At the Ashmolean (1)

Today I went down to Oxford to see the Storms, Wars and Shipwrecks exhibition at the Ashmolean. It was great and I would tell everyone to go see it, but it closes on the 25th, so you’ll have to be quick. 193 more words


Degas: A New Vision at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Last week, I made my way to the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne, to experience possibly a once in a lifetime exhibitions, of legendary French artist Edgar Degas works. 1,259 more words

Art History