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El tutú: Desde Degas a nuestros días.

Esta entrada nos conduce  al documental “El tutú” realizado por el canal especializado en contenidos culturales Mezzo. El extracto incluido, titulado “Desde Degas a nuestros días”, muestra la intervención del Departamento de Vestuario de la Ópera de París sobre la escultura “Pequeña bailarina” de Degas, expuesta en el Museo d’Orsay. 141 more words

Artes Escénicas

Dancer Making Points

Dancer Making Points, 1879–1880
Edgar Degas

"Illuminated by gas footlights in the midst of a performance, a dancer “makes points,” or draws forms with her pointed foot. 100 more words

Ballet Shoes Watercolors

Hello Friends,

Sometimes I just get bored working on sea turtles or animals and have to do something different for a change.  What???  Yes it is true.    345 more words

Art Talk

Degas and the Problem of Finish

“The new title published by the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History. Volume 3: Degas, examines its large collection of art by Edgar Degas as a starting point for discussions about issues of interpretation, finish and conservation regarding Degas’s oeuvre. 298 more words

Book Review

Dancers Bending Down

Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917) – Dancers Bending Down (also known as The Ballerinas), 1885 (Pastel) – – Like many of the Impressionists, Degas was significantly influenced by Japanese prints, which suggested novel approaches to composition. 31 more words


"I don't belong to any school. I work in my corner. I admire Degas."

“I don’t belong to any school. I work in my corner. I admire Degas.”

— Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, painter, illustrator, French