Most of Degas’ painting are of and about women. Using some of his finest works, this explores how he portrayed ‘the modern woman’, from ironing to the brothel.
A succinct summary of the biography of Degas, told with the aid of 12 of his key works, from history painting to the late landscapes.
She mastered drypoint, aquatint, and monotype processes, combining them to produce superb prints – as well as wonderful pastel paintings.
The evolution of her painting in oils and pastels, and the start of her print-making – which was to become so important in her later work.
In the years to 1879, she became skilled in different media, including pastels, and her style transformed to Impressionism.
A fuller account of one of the arch-enemies of the Impressionists. Was he so bad after all?
This Impressionist essay on light, colour, and tranquillity features vivacious brush work; in taking art into everyday family life, it heralds art for all.