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Sketching at Home | Inspired by Degas June 2, 2021
Draw like Degas! Learn how to illustrate the art of movement with this step-by-step activity guide and video.
Curator Malcolm Daniel Provides a Snapshot of Degas December 12, 2016Few people know that late in life, when his paintings and pastels were already famous, Edgar Degas briefly took up photography. Some 20 of his surviving photographs are featured in the exhibition Degas: A New Vision. Malcolm Daniel, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, spoke with me about Degas’s photography. What was the psychological connection between events in Degas’s life …
Who Needs Leftovers? Go French for “Degas: A New Vision” November 26, 2016We all love pumpkin pie and stuffing, but Degas: A New Vision has us in a French mood—and what’s more French than a good meal and wine? The MFAH has partnered with local eateries to enhance your experience of the exhibition; Jacques Fox, chef/owner of Artisans Restaurant in Midtown, created a “Tribute to Edgar Degas” menu, and Jaime Salazar, chef at Brasserie 19 in River Oaks, chose to serve up …
Dancing with Degas November 18, 2016Edgar Degas was the first artist to specialize in depictions of the ballet, and he returned to the subject of dancers throughout his career. He portrayed the reality of backstage in vibrant pastel studies, complex paintings, bronze sculptures, and sketches of split-second moments of a dancer’s motion. The many ballerinas on view in Degas: A New Visiongot some like company recently, as Houston …