Picasso & Degas side by side
Exhibit at Clark demonstrates Spanish artist’s obsession with older French master
Saturday, June 26, 2010
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In 1904, when 23-year-old Pablo Picasso left sunny Barcelona and set up his studio in the grand city of Paris, the renowned French artist Edgar Degas lived only a few streets away. For more than a decade, the bold young Spaniard and the distinguished bearded gentleman, knew each other’s artwork and probably passed each other in the street. But did they really know each other?..