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Prima ballerina leading team of America poses as a dancer Degas before the exhibition in MoMa

Prima ballerina of the American Ballet Theater Misty Copeland embodied religious images from paintings by French impressionist painter Edgar Degas. The Harper's Bazaar project is also associated with the upcoming exhibition in the New York Museum of MoMA. Amazing reincarnation - look!The dance class in the opera (fragment) by Edgar Degas1872The task of the advertising production was to show the “modern sensuality” of the dancers Degas, whom he painted from the 1860s until his death in 1917.Misty Copeland (Misty Copeland) as “Dancer” Degas, art and commerce: Carolina Herrera top ($ 1,490), skirt ($ 4,990), Jonathan Howard ($ 750, hatmaker.com.au), Mokuba tape ($ 11 for yard), fabric cut for a belt on a Mood Fabrics belt. Plus years of training for proper staging!"It was very interesting to pose for a photo shoot - not being creatively free in my movements, as I used to ... It was really difficult to try to reproduce what Degas created - it was amazing to notice all the smallest details, at the same time to see that it allows you to feel the movement ... Just like in the dance: you are trying to achieve perfection, and you want the audience to be in the illusion that the movement will never end, ”Misty Coalpnd says about her experience of Degas-style photography.Well, it's time to admire the dance of Misty Coulpde, inspired by Degas, in the video - see below. At 33, this ballerina, as they say, "is the most influential figure in classical ballet since Baryshnikov." The documentary film “The Ballerina’s Tale” (A Ballerina's Tale) was made about her - a real story with a classic story about a path from a beggar’s childhood to adult success, accompanied by overcoming a deep crisis in 2012. And again - a triumph! Since the summer of 2015, Misty Copeland is a prima ballerina of the prestigious American Ballet Theater, who performs on the Metropolitan Opera stage at the Lincoln Center in New York. By the way, in 1960 they were the first American ballet company invited to dance in the Soviet Union. Well, and Misty - the first among African American women on a leading role in this theater.See also: ““ Degas and Dance ”: The Toledo Museum and Ballet originally celebrate the anniversary of the dance group” “Having danced the Swan Lake, you feel you can rule the world” - bravo, Misty!... And now we are preparing for the exhibition: the exhibition "Edgar Degas: Strange New Beauty" starts at the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on March 26 and runs until July 24.Three dancers Edgar Degas1878, 19.9 × 41.6 cmIn the exhibition (Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, Museum of Modern Art - MoMA) - about 120 monochrome monotypes of Edgar Degas, who rarely appear in public, as well as 50, as they say, "relevant" to them drawings, works of pastels and paintings.Edgar Degas. The dancer behind the scenes with a bouquet (1876, pastels Pastel (from Lat. Pasta - dough) - materials in the form of crayons used in painting and graphics. May be wax, dry and oily. soft color transitions. In addition, they distinguish between solid pastels for drawing and soft ones for juicy large strokes. The image is applied on a textured surface that can hold the pigment: velvet, pastel and emery or tinted watercolor paper. even on suede. The only disadvantage is the ability to crumble. Therefore, after completing the work, the picture is fixed with a special material or ordinary hairspray. The artists, first of all, appreciated the speed and ease of painting with pastels, which Degas used to paint it with a bold paint over the surface, and then with steam, which made the material flexible. astushevki paltsami.Chitat on top of monotypes, works from private collections) Based on materials from Harper's Bazaar, MoMA Museum