Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

French painter, graphic artist and sculptor
People call me the painter of dancing girls. It has never occurred to them that my chief interest in dancers lies in rendering movement and painting pretty clothes.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The museums are here to teach the history of art and something more as well, for, if they stimulate in the weak a desire to imitate, they furnish the strong with the means of their emancipation.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be sure to give the same expression to a person's face that you give to his body.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art critic! Is that a profession? When I think we are stupid enough, we painters, to solicit those people's compliments and to put ourselves into their hands! What shame! Should we even accept that they talk about our work?More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.More Edgar Degas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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