Julian Barnes: Degas’s Achievement, 4 January 2018
Show More Degas: A Passion for Perfection Fitzwilliam Museum/Cambridge, until 14 January 2018Show More Degas Danse Dessin: Hommage à Degas avec Paul Valéry Musée d’Orsay/Paris, until 25 February 2018Show More Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell National Gallery, London, until 7 May 2018Show More Degas and His Model by Alice Michel, translated by Jeff Nagy.
David Zwirner, 88 pp., £8.95, June 2017, 978 1 941701 55 3Show More
“... on 8 January 1908: ‘When I am in front of a picture, it speaks better than I do.’ Edgar Degas, ‘Three Women at the Races’ (1885) It is a chastening remark, because most of us, when in front of a picture, do not give the picture time enough to speak. We talk at it, about it, of it, to it; we want to forcibly understand it, get its ...”