“Edgar Degas’ World” at the National Gallery of Australia

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Edgar Degas - Spartan Girls Provoking Boys. c.1860-62  - Courtesy National Gallery, London

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Degas’ world: the rage for change, a complementary exhibition to the international blockbuster Degas: master of French art, on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia. The exhibition showcases Edgar Degas’ contemporaries and the world that they inhabited, a world in the throes of social and economic change. Degas’ World depicts the other side of Impressionism, one that explores the underbelly of Parisian life. On view through 22 March, 2009.