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,…
From anti-semites to abusers, this list is full of truly disheartening facts about artists who made some of the most beautiful work. There has long been an association between caustic temperaments…
Considered a founder of Impressionism, Edgar Degas actually disliked the label, preferring Realist or Independent. Best known for his paintings and bronze sculptures, Degas was also a printmaker and…

Discover an exceptional group of works by Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Odilon Redon in this episode of Expert Voices. From an esteemed private collection and fresh to the market, these…

In many cultures, green is the color of rebirth and prosperity, a harbinger of life and spring. However, placed within the context of the nineteenth century, green begins to represent the dualities…
Today, Netflix globally releases This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist, a four-part series that delves into the unsolved robbery of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the…
Though a contemporary of the great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters, Paul Cézanne had his own distinctive style and interests
Sarah Herring, Associate Curator for Post 1800 Paintings, discusses paintings showing beach views, including those by Degas, Monet and Constable.