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Degas – Passion for Perfection

1 hr 25 min
d. David Bickerstaff   Official Site
General Admission: $20, BMFI Members: $18, Students with ID: $10

Consumed by obsessive principles and struggling with failing eyesight, Edgar Degas's determination to capture everyday life was evident in every mark he made. Never fully satisfied, many of Degas’s drawings and sculptures were kept private during his lifetime. Now, through close examination, they can be seen as some of the most beautifully detailed and expressive works in the modern era. Using accounts by friends and commentators, as well as letters written by Degas himself, this film reveals a more complex truth behind one of the most influential French artists of the late 19th-century, exploring the complex workings of Degas’s artistic mind.



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Saturday, December 11:00pm 2018-12-01 13:00:00 2018-12-01 14:25:00 America/New_York Degas – Passion for Perfection http://brynmawrfilm.org/film/2527/degas-passion-for-perfection?id=2527&keyword=degas-passion-for-perfection Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, PA