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The Met Edgar Degas: He Saw the World in Moving Moments

The Met Edgar Degas: He Saw the World in Moving Moments

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"See how iconic artists like Edgar Degas were influenced by their environments in this beautiful series produced in collaboration with The Met.

Have you ever wondered exactly what your favorite artists were looking at to make them draw, sculpt, or paint the way they did? In this charming illustrated series of books to keep and collect, created in full collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can see what they saw, and be inspired to create your own artworks, too. In What the Artist Saw: Edgar Degas, meet the famous French painter and sculptor. Learn all about how he broke new ground and captured the energy and elegance of skilled ballet dancers.

 

In this series, follow the artists' stories and find intriguing facts about their environments and key masterpieces. Then see what you can see and make your own art. Take a closer look at landscapes, or even yourself, with Vincent van Gogh. Try crafting a story in fabric like Faith Ringgold, or carve a woodblock print at home with Hokusai. Every book in this series is one to treasure and keep--perfect for budding young artists to explore exhibitions with then continue their own artistic journeys."
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