What Degas Saw

What Degas Saw

  • Publish Date: 2016-05-17
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Samantha Friedman
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What Degas Saw looks at the world through a beloved artists eyes and provides insight into his creative process. Walking through the streets of Paris with cape and cane, the French artist Edgar Degas observes the world around him, finding inspiration at every turn. From the blurry faces of passersby glimpsed through a bus window to the sun-dappled landscape seen from a moving train, from the hunched profiles of laundresses at work to light-bathed ballerinas on the opera house stage, the artistwith open eyes and a curious mindcollects impressions of the people and places he sees. Accompanies major MoMA exhibition, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, on view March 26 through July 24, 2016.

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