Degas Reputation as Sculptor ‘Taking Shape’ in Norton Simon Exhibit

Degas Reputation as Sculptor ‘Taking Shape’ in Norton Simon Exhibit

While largely known for his pastel ballet dancer pieces, Edgar Degas’s artistic practice included sculpting as well as painting and drawing. Timed with the 100th anniversary of Degas’s death, a new exhibit called “Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor” at the Norton Simon Museum looks at his sculptures. The Norton Simon Museum, located in Pasadena, Calif., […]

LACMA ‘Home’ Exhibit Offers ‘So Different’ Perspectives

LACMA ‘Home’ Exhibit Offers ‘So Different’ Perspectives

Home conjures up different images to different people: an immediate family, a building or room, a community, a city, or a country. An exhibit opening June 11at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) shows various artists’ perspectives of “Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957.” Featuring approximately 100 pieces, the […]

Getty Exhibit Draws Broader Attention to Bouchardon

Getty Exhibit Draws Broader Attention to Bouchardon

Most American have never heard of French artist Edmé Bouchardon (1698-1762), one of the most renowned sculptors and draftsman of his day. But an exhibit that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles hopes to change that and draw broader attention to Bouchardon’s talent. “Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment” is the […]

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