Degas to Dalí: Julia Waite on the Darker Side of Degas
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|Sun 22 Apr ’12, 3:00pm–4:00pm||
Where: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland
Restrictions: All Ages
- Admission: Free
Event listed by: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Some of Edgar Degas' most recognised works of seemingly innocent young dancers have in fact a far darker reality.
Assistant Curator Julia Waite reveals the truth behind Degas' paintings, drawings and sculptures set in the Paris ballet scene of the late 19th century.
Image: Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Before the Performance
Oil on paper laid on canvas
Scottish National Gallery, © Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland