What happened between Edgar Degas and his 14-year-old subject, Marie van Goethem? Writer Camille Laurens conducted years of research to find out.
Edgar Degas' legendary paintings of dancers enjoyed some company this week.
A lover, a documentarian or a voyeur? A new exhibition at MoMA lets us question Degas' fixation with ballet.
Also, how good are all the beards involved?
The National Gallery of Art has acquired more than 6,000 works of art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Beginning in the summer of 2015 and continuing for several months, the paintings will be integrated into the American galleries on the main floor.
My travel last week took me to Pennsylvania, The Keystone State. Many strong and accomplished women are affiliated with this state that was one of the 13 original colonies
"It is very good to copy what one sees; it is much better to draw what you can't see any more but is in your memory. It is
I managed to score a preview and an interview with Kimberly Jones, who serves as associate curator for the Department of French Paintings and who, along with senior conservator of paintings Ann Hoenigswald, took this wonderful, historic concept and made it into an exquisite reality.
In this drawing, Degas captures the movement of a young dancer in training with the Paris Opera Ballet. "So much about dance