French artist Edgar Degas was renowned as an essential spirit of the modern age of art for his vibrant pastels, yet his efforts in the medium of monotype have gone relatively unnoticed. Edgar Degas - A Strange New Beauty highlights this fascinating aspect of the artist's career through the illustration of more than 100 of Degas' monotypes. Showcasing a range of subjects rendered with luminous effects, this volume reveals both Degas' versatility as an artist and his desire to seek new forms of expression.
This volume illuminates an unexplored side of Degas that comes to life through both exceptional images and expert text crafted by leading scholars and curators. As a result, Degas: Strange New Beauty makes for good reading for both the novice and the expert of Degas' work.