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The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art"

"An Enduring Legacy: The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art" is dedicated to the single largest benefactors in …

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‘French Pastels: Treasures From the Vault’ Review: Delicate and Delightful

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts presents works by Degas, Millet and others, rarely shown due to the fragility of their powdered surfaces.<p>By<p>M.J. Andersen<p><i>Boston</i><p><b>As a young artist</b> with as yet little to show for himself, Claude Monet decided to try working outdoors. Before long, his attempts to capture the …

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Get more Van Gogh, Monet and Degas at The Frick Pittsburgh

In response to the popularity of its “Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,” The ...

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Rarely displayed pastels by Degas, Millet and their contemporaries on view at MFA Boston

<b>BOSTON, MASS</b><b>.-</b> The fragility of powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests mean pastels can rarely be …

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The MFA Is Opening a Dreamy (and Rarely Shown) French Pastels Exhibit

Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / <i>Landscape</i>, 1892, Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917), pastel over monotype on paper / Denman Waldo Ross …

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Buffalo's Albright-Knox Art Gallery adding new building

One of Buffalo's most well-known art galleries is expanding.<p>The Albright-Knox Art Gallery this week announced plans to add another building to its …

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Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt arrive in Winnipeg

<b>WINNIPEG</b><b>.-</b> The biggest names in Impressionist art have arrived at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and many others are …

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First in-depth study of Cassatt, Degas, and Pissarro opens at the Philbrook Museum of Art

This summer, Philbrook presents an original exhibition celebrating the groundbreaking work of three legendary Impressionist artists: Mary Cassatt, …

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Odds & Ends: Kate Baldwin & Tiler Peck Set for Starry Little Dancer Reading & More

<b>Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this long weekend.</b> <b><br>Kate Baldwin & Tiler Peck Set for Reading of Ahrens & Flaherty's</b> …

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Paris exhibit takes a look at 'forgotten' Impressionist Cassatt | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - A Paris museum is shining a light on the work of Mary Cassatt, an American woman whose paintings made a profound and often-overlooked contribution to the male-dominated Impressionist movement in France.<p>“An American Impressionist in Paris” at the Jacquemart-Andre museum is …

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Paris exhibit takes a look at 'forgotten' Impressionist Cassatt

PARIS (Reuters) - A Paris museum is shining a light on the work of Mary Cassatt, an American woman whose paintings made a profound and often-overlooked contribution to the male-dominated Impressionist movement in France.<p>"An American Impressionist in Paris" at the Jacquemart-Andre museum is …

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Degas’ Dancers: How Ballerinas Inspired the Iconic Impressionist Artist

No matter how many muses inspired them, certain Impressionist artists are associated with a single, signature subject. From Claude Monet‘s <i>Water Lilies</i> to the mother-daughter relationships captured by Mary Cassatt, each theme offers viewers a glimpse into the artist's interests, influences, and …

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From Degas muse to modern aerialist: exhibition charts black women in circus

Miss La La was the star of the show when Edgar Degas painted her in 1879 hanging by her teeth from the roof of the Cirque Fernando in Paris, but in 2018 she will share the spotlight with another young black aerialist, Blaze Tarsha, who had never heard of her nor had any idea of the long tradition …

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Edgar Degas | Dancer | The Met

P[aul]. A[ndré]. Lemoisne. <i>Degas et son œuvre</i>. [reprint 1984]. Paris, [1946–49], vol. 2, pp. 350–51, no. 616, ill., calls it "Danseuse s'agenouillant" …

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Edgar Degas | Dancer on pointe | The Met

Secondary Titles<p>Les Pointes<p>Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings<p><b>Marking:</b> Atelier stamp at lower left: Lugt 658; atelier stamp on verso of old mount: …

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Edgar Degas | Fan Mount: The Ballet | The Met

<i>H. O. Havemeyer Collection: Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Objects of Art</i>. n.p., 1931, p. 185.<p>P[aul]. A[ndré]. Lemoisne. <i>Degas et son</i> …

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Edgar Degas: His Life and Work

Edgar Degas was one of the most important artists and painters of the 19th century, and an important figure in the Impressionist Movement despite the …

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Edgar Degas

For many art lovers, the nineteenth-century French artist Edgar Degas’ legacy begins and ends with ballerinas. But the reality is there is more to …

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Conserving Degas

<b>Glenn Petersen:</b> I've been working as a conservator for twenty-five years, almost exclusively with costume. One of the curators approached me about …

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An Album of Pencil Sketches

Exposition Degas au profit de la ligue Franco-Anglo-Américaine contre le cancer: Peintures, pastels et dessins, sculptures, eaux-fortes, …

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Edgar Degas | The Dance Lesson | The Met

Max Liebermann. "Degas." <i>Pan</i> 4 (November 1898–April 1899), ill. p. 196.<p>Julie Manet. Journal entries. November 16 and 29, 1899 [published in Julie …

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Watch the Met Give This Famous Ballerina’s Tutu a Makeover

Recently, curators at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan decided that <i>The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer</i>, a sculpture created by Edgar Degas …

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In Focus: The Degas painting full of life, movement and ‘orgies of colour’

Lilias Wigan takes a closer look at one of the key work's at the Degas exhibition at the National Gallery in London.<p><i>The Red Ballet Skirts by Edgar</i> …

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Edgar Degas | Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery | The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art. …

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Edgar Degas | Joseph-Henri Altès (1826–1895) | The Met

Georges Grappe. <i>Edgar Degas</i>. Berlin, [1908], ill. p. 8, as "Portrait Mr. Altès".<p>Paul Lafond. <i>Degas</i>. Vol. 1, Paris, 1918, ill. p. 31.<p>Paul Lafond. <i>Degas</i>. …

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'Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay' at the AGSA

Nearly 150 years ago, a group of artists came together in France to show works that broke away sharply from the tradition of the time — they aimed …

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American impressionist icon and feminist Mary Cassatt gets first major retrospective in Paris | art and culture

There is no known record of the American artist Mary Cassatt giving Edgar Degas a good slap. But in the half century the two were friends, there must …

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Why Manet’s Empathetic Painting of a Parisian Prostitute Still Resonates Today

Édouard Manet, <i>Nana</i>, 1877. Kunsthalle Hamburg. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.Nadar, Portrait of Édouard Manet, ca. 1867-70. Photo via Wikimedia …

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France finally celebrates American Impressionist icon who made her life in Paris

The only American member of the Impressionist movement Mary Cassat -- who had a famously stormy friendship with the famous French painter Edgar Degas …

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