Tag: Edgar Degas

Equinox: Perfect Balance
We’ve reached the equinox – that moment of perfect balance in the year, when the day is as long as the night, or the dark is as long as the light. It’s the beginning of the astrological year, when the Sun steps into Aries, perhaps with a little shake of excitement to get rid [...]
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The Impressionists: The Power of Friendship (Part One)
Monet by his friend Renoir (1875) When a grocer’s son from Le Havre and a young factory worker from central France met in a studio in Paris in 1862, one of the most important friendships in the history of art was born. Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir were in the midst of torrid, [...]
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Cancer Self-portraits
Rembrandt July 15, 1606 Rubens June 28, 1577 You know what – there seem to be more artists born in Cancer month than at any other time of year. You will see  what I mean when you scroll down the page. A lot got left out. For example, Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862)  prided himself […]
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