Edgar Degas

Most people think of oil paintings when they think of Impressionism, but almost half of the works in the eight Impressionist exhibitions held in Paris between 1874 and 1886 were prints and drawings,…

BOSTON—The fragility of powdery pigment and the light sensitivity of the paper on which it rests mean pastels can rarely be exhibited—typically for only a few months per decade. …

Many of Degas’ pieces executed in the 1880s — ‘the works of a mature genius’ — are today held in institutions. Our Global President Jussi Pylkkänen was, therefore, surprised and delighted to see…

Showing now at the Denver Art Museum, its only American venue, Degas: A Passion for Perfection includes over 100 masterpieces by the French artist. Following its debut at the…