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Muscarelle Reads

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Speaker: David Brashear, Museum Director, and Charles Palermo, Professor of Art History at William & Mary
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Picasso Looks at Degas
(Published by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, 2010)

Please join us for a virtual book club co-hosted by David Brashear, Museum Director, and Charles Palermo, Professor of Art History at William & Mary. Our featured book presents Pablo Picasso’s direct responses to Edgar Degas’ works, as well as more conceptual and challenging affinities between their individual bodies of work. Illustrated essays explore the artists’ parallel interests in modern urban life, ballet dancers, activities such as bathing and combing the hair, photography, and the challenges of sculpture. The book also provides the first extended analysis of Picasso’s engagement with Degas’ art in his final years, when he acquired several of the French artist’s brothel monotypes and reworked some of them in his own prints.

 

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Date:
May 25
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Speaker
David Brashear, Museum Director, and Charles Palermo, Professor of Art History at William & Mary

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Muscarelle Museum of Art
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