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., […]

Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Picasso States of Lithographs at Norton Simon

Mention Pablo Picasso and most people think of his Cubist paintings. However, an exhibition that opened this week at the Norton Simon Museum illustrates his efforts in another medium. “States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945-1960” shows several compositions through multiple states of design, showing how his treatment of the images evolved. “States of Mind” features […]