French Impressionist Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is the supreme artist of the ballet, creating countless works of dancers performing on the stage, symbols of beauty and graces. However, the work of art above offers us a rather unusual view of the curtain, actually descending on the ballerinas. What you think of this interpretation of the world of […]
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Polish-Armenian Teodor Axentowicz (1859-1938) and Frenchman Odilon Redon (1840-1916) both understood the often colorful and brilliant effects of pastel whether the lyrical portrait of the romantic young woman above or the otherworldly quality of the ocean’s treasure, a seashell.