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Degas and His Dancers

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas: 1834-1917

Degas specialised in scenes of contemporary life, including dancers, entertainers and women at their toilette. His mastery of technique was superb, and he experimented with various media including pastel. 3,898 more words


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