Exploring the arts provides important tools that aid in the understanding of the human experience. Exposure to visual art, music, or drama has been shown to increase aptitude in young students, and it certainly contributes to a better understanding of cultural difference and history.
The Foundation is dedicated to the promotion, publicizing and research of its permanent collection. The Foundation supports debates on the artistic developments that have and continue to shape the world of art from the 19th to the 21st centuries, by sponsoring art historical publications, artists’ biographies, and exhibition catalogs that are distributed internationally. The Foundation’s publication department is an outgrowth of these interests and its dedication to education and scholarship.
Born in 1834 as Hilaire-Germain-Edgar de Gas, the artist (Edgar Degas) began sculpting in wax circa 1860. He modeled a...read more