Example sentences for: degas

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  • The twisting , one of only two surviving photographic nudes by Degas, bends her head so far that it disappears in darkness.

  • The last of the impressionist exhibitions, in which Degas had played so central a role, was held in 1886; afterward, he found himself increasingly isolated as well.

  • Those green and orange faces presage Degas' growing interest in bright color in his later work.

  • At a time when the Kodak camera and roll film (first introduced in 1888) made the instantaneous "snapshot aesthetic" possible, Degas opted for an older approach: the pose held for two or three minutes, the long exposure, the "atmospheric" effects of lamplight on a black ground.

  • In focusing the show almost entirely on technique, the organizers of "Degas: Beyond Impressionism" have followed the lead of Degas himself, who steadily eliminated from his work any reference to contemporary life, preferring an artificial world of studio props and pliable models.

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