Renowned French artist Edgar Degas’ ‘The Ballet Class’ from the ‘Degas at the Opéra’ exhibition, at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France. Photo: Alamy

How Edgar Degas revealed Paris opera’s magic and murkiness – without actually being there

  • ‘Degas at the Opéra’, an exhibition showing at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, shows the French artist as a fabulist, his art coming from the imagination
  • Casting off false notions about Degas frees us to perceive the Paris Opéra’s significance to him
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Renowned French artist Edgar Degas’ ‘The Ballet Class’ from the ‘Degas at the Opéra’ exhibition, at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France. Photo: Alamy
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