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., […]

Degas and Cassatt: An Artistic Alliance

Degas and Cassatt: An Artistic Alliance

The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. presents Degas/Cassatt from May 11 until October 5, 2014. The exclusive exhibit explores Edgar Degas’ influence on American Impressionist, Mary Cassatt and her role in shaping his work. At the heart of the exhibit is Mary Cassatt’s Little Girl in a Blue Armchair (1888). From a single […]