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Degas – ballerina

Edgar Degas French 1834-1917 The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, modeled ca. 1880, this cast 1922 Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon Degas exhibited the original version of this sculpture at the sixth Impressionist exhibition, in 1881. The wax original is tinted to simulate flesh, clothed in a fabric bodice, tutu, and ballet…

Edgar Degas ; Grade Arabesque, Third Time

www.studiomde.nl Imagine that John Ruskin, J.M.W. Turner’s executor, had not destroyed Turner’s erotic watercolors in a spasm of concern for the painter’s reputation. What complexity our ways of seeing Turner’s art might have gained. Now imagine that Max Brod had honored his friend Franz Kafka’s dying wish to see all his unpublished literary work destroyed.…