Degas and Nude

Degas exhibition in ParisFrom March 12th until July 1st in 2012 you can see this interesting exhibition in Musée d’Orsay named Degas and Nude. This exhibition explores the evolution of Degas in the practice of the nude throughout the artist’s long career, from an academic approach and the history of its beginnings to the point at which the body shifts into modernity.

Occupying with his dancers and horses a prominent position in the work of the artist, the nude is presented in all of the techniques practiced by the artist, painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and especially pastel, in which he would achieve his highest degree of perfection. Take this opportunity to see in one place a selection of some of the very best works of this much-loved artist, works which have been lent by some of the greatest museums all around the world.

Degas and Nude
March 12th – July 1st
Musée d’Orsay

Paris Museums