I’m in an Impressionist kind of mood . . .

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Another of my favorite artists is Degas. Considered an Impressionist, Degas didn’t like the term and preferred to be called a realist. His vibrant paintings of dancers are my personal favorites, although he also did outstanding work capturing horses on canvas. What’s our connection to the lovely RA? He used to be a dancer . . . and he’s artistic . . . and Degas was one of the artists depicted in The Impressionists. Now I am going to try to catch some ZZZZs. Carry on, ladies.

About fedoralady

I'm an LA native--Lower Alabama, that is. My husband of more than 30 years and I live here on a portion of my family's former farm with two gorgeous calicos and a handsome GSD mix. My background is art education, and over the years I've been a teacher, department store photographer, sales associate and a journalist. My husband, his business partner and I have Pecan Ridge Productions, a video production company, for which I shoot & edit video and stills and manage marketing. I also still write part-time for the local paper. I love movies, music, art, photography and books, and my tastes in all of them are eclectic.

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  1. You know that the dancers were all young girls, many the mistresses of patrons? In one case, the patrons protested loudly against an opera that did not have a ballet in the second act, so the men missed seeing their little lovers perform. Degas’ paintings are beautiful, yes, but I feel so sad looking at them sometimes.

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