Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Dance Class, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986 (1987.47.1) #dance #Degas | When this work and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, were painted in the mid-1870s, they constituted Degas's most ambitious figural compositions except for history paintings.

The Dance Class, Edgar Degas (French, Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. IMPRESSIONIST painting made to look like snapshot photography.

Claude Monet  (French, 1840–1926). The Path through the Irises, 1914–17. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 2001, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (2001.202.6) #iris #flower

The Path through the Irises. Claude Monet (French, Paris Giverny) Date: Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 78 x 70 in. x 180 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau), 1883–84. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1916 (16.53) #noses #Connections

John Singer Sargent, Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau), 1883 – painting, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch,1853–1890). Irises, 1890. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Adele R. Levy, 1958 (58.187) #iris #flower

Vincent van Gogh - Irises, 1890 - oil on canvas - Metropolitan Museum of Art (United States). When I saw this painting at the museum as a girl, I knew that I needed to know more about Van Gogh !

Dancing Ganesha, 10th century. India (Madhya Pradesh); Kalacuri. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2007 (2007.480.2) #dance

Dancing Ganesha Date: century Culture: India (Madhya Pradesh); Kalacuri Medium: Mottled red sandstone Dimensions: H. 36 in. 20 in. cm) Classification: Sculpture Credit Line: Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2007 Accession Number:

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), ca. 11th century. Indian (Tamil Nadu). Chola period (880–1279). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of R. H. Ellsworth Ltd., in honor of Susan Dillon, 1987 (1987.80.1) #dance #Shiva | As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time.

As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time

Street Art: Mind Explosion - My Modern Metropolis

Street Art: Mind Explosion (2 pics)

Here is a perfect example of how street art can really beautify a city. This bright and beautiful mural titled "ninia Kukul" was created by street artist S

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