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Degas and Women: Friend or Foe? (T)

Event Type: Art / Crafts
Age Group(s): Adults, All Ages
Date: 2/8/2013
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Description:
 There has been ongoing debate as to whether Degas was misogynistic or not when considering his most common subjects: ballet dancers and women bathers.  Join Elizabeth Sandoval of The Ohio State University’s Department of the History of 
Art for a look at some pastels, sculptures, and paintings of dancers, bathers, and women, including his precious statue of the fourteen-year-old Marie Van Goethem.  So what do you think? Was Degas woman’s friend or foe?
Library: Tremont Road - Main Library    Directions
Location: Friends Theater
Presenter: Elizabeth Sandoval