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Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Feb 11, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Degas: A Passion for Perfection will showcase prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906.


More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze will be on view. The exhibition will focus on the most prominent and recurring themes throughout Degas’ 60-year career. These include his interest in learning from the art of the past and from that of his contemporaries, a lifelong fascination with the nude, a passion for horses, and his strong interest in opera and dance.