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How to Paint Ballet - Edgar Degas

If you had to paint ballet, how would you do it? How would you capture the beauty of a moving performance in one still image? 210 more words

What If Classic Paintings Got Modern-Day Hashtags?

By: Anneliese Cooper of ArtInfo

When Michel Foucault looked at Diego Velásquez’s “Las Meninas,” he saw the foundations of an intricate theory on objective representation — or, to hear the BBC’s Jason Farago tell it, a ballsy act of selfie-ism. 230 more words

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Modeling for Degas

I recently read a book called Lydia Cassatt reading the Morning Paper, by Harriet Scott Chessman. I picked it from a random shelf at the library while I was looking for something else. 520 more words

Edgar Degas exhibit is coming to the Petaluma Arts Center!

Edgar Degas exhibit is coming to the Petaluma Arts Center June 20– July 26, 2015! An exhibit including 40+ drawings, prints, pastels and photographs by French artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917) from his early days. 44 more words

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Degas, an Impressionist Painter?

March 27 – July 19, 2015 – Musée des impressionnismes Giverny

Edgar Degas was one of the leading figures of the Impressionist movement, and yet his relations with other members of the group were complex and he rarely practiced plein-air painting, a characteristic of impressionism. 476 more words

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The Eighth Day

Marius was closed so Jake strolled on down from Heritage Square in search of a friendly looking coffee shop. He enjoyed his early morning heart starter almost to the point where it had become compulsory. 1,054 more words

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