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Daemon
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Edgar Degas (1834)

Degas was a French painter and sculptor. After copying the Old Masters and becoming a skilled draftsman, he was introduced to Impressionism by Édouard Manet. He then gave up his academic aspirations to pursue art exclusively. Many of his works depict the fast-paced city life of Paris, particularly the ballet, theater, circus, track, and cafés, and feature non-traditional compositions influenced by Japanese prints and photography. Which of his works was criticized for its "appalling ugliness"? More...
Joseph Glantz
Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 9:06:59 AM
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Good thing he decided not to go to law school
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Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 10:21:31 AM
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Anyone who has struggled with pastels should have a look at his
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