DEGAS’S DANCER: THE LITTLE DANCER OF FOURTEEN YEARS
Degas’s dancer is beautiful and delicate but she has a sad story and every time I see her I can’t help thinking about what she had to go through.
The statue, exhibited at the Sixth Impressionist Exhibition of 1881, was found in Degas’s studio after his death in 1917.
It was said that the artist had rejected all the offers potential buyers had made him, because he considered her as a “daughter”.
Here is the story of Degas’s Little Dancer of Fourteen Years.
VIENNA WHERE TO GO AMONG MUSEUMS AND PARKS
Vienna where to go to discover the Capital of Austria, which among museums, palaces and monuments offers a wide choice of itineraries.
To describe Vienna two adjectives would be enough: elegant and modern.
It has the elegance of a European capital proud of its history but it is also able to promote its traditions, organize events and offer a young atmosphere.
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Vienna where to go
MUSEUMS IN MILAN: THE HOUSE MUSEUMS TO SEE
There are several museums in Milan and several are located in the central areas, which will let you discover not only the beauty but also the history of the city.
All you have to do is walk slowly and Milan will appear like an art city full of charm and stories to tell.
Milan has never shown its beauty because the image of an industrious city has always prevailed.
For this reason, you can hardly think of Milan as a city ideal for a holiday.
Instead, Milan is a place where you can easily lose yourself, because of the considerable quantity of masterpieces to admire, and I’m not just talking about masterpieces hung in the most visited museums such as the Brera Art Gallery.
Museums in Milan: the house museums to see
DEGAS’S DANCERS AND HIS MOST FAMOUS PAINTING: THE BALLET CLASS
Degas’s dancers are the subject to which the artist dedicated himself from the 1870s to his death in 1917.
Dancers at work, in rehearsal or at rest were an endless source of inspiration for Edgar Degas who portrayed a remarkable variety of gestures and postures in all his works.
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LE VISITE GUIDATE A VENEZIA CON IL CLUB DELL’ORNITORINCO
Le occasioni per partecipare a visite guidate a Venezia ce ne sono tantissime, ma non sono molte quelle dedicate esclusivamente all’arte contemporanea.
Da tanto tempo volevo organizzare un evento con voi nella mia città del cuore, Venezia, e appena si è presentata l’occasione per organizzare una visita al museo d’arte contemporanea più bello che ci sia in Italia l’ho colta al volo.
Ecco com’è andata durante la visita guidata alla Collezione Peggy Guggenheim di Venezia che ho organizzato con il Club dell’Ornitorinco.
Visite guidate a Venezia per l’arte contemporanea