To celebrate the "Manet/Degas" exhibition at the Musée d'Orsay, Art Explora Academy invites you to find out more about these two major artists of the 19th century. Were they friends or rivals? What are their most emblematic works? What is Impressionism? All the answers to these questions are right here!

Almost everyone has seen at least one of Degas’ many works portraying dancers, since they are portrayed in some of his most famous works. But do you know why was he so interested in dancers? And why were these works so important? And are you familiar with the sinister and sad stories that took place behind the scenes?

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On the agenda
video - 16:40
What is the real story behind the Degas Dancers?
podcast - 32:08
Rivals – Manet vs. Degas
By: ArtCurious
video - 3:29
Degas’ Dancer Making Points
By: Accessible art history
video - 3:45
What is Impressionism?
By: National Galleries of Scotland
video - 4:34
The naked lady that changed the rules of art
By: Vox Media
video - 9:20
Better Know Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergère
By: The Art Assignment
video - 5:08
Degas, The Dance Class
By: SmartHistory