The artist’s methods – Degas’s “Waiting”

ballroom dancing, dance

When you study a painting, do you look at it closely? Do you look for fine details of how the artist has chosen to highlight a particular feature? Maybe you’re a dancer and you are interested in exploring other art forms depicting dancers?

Explore this interactive piece about Degas’s “Waiting” provided on Google Arts and Culture – scroll down as you zoom into different parts of the painting and read the accompanying commentary. This digital access makes the painting comes alive in a new and different way.

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