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Edgar Degas: Ballet Rehearsal on the Stage 1874

Source Grey tone Informal tone, a rehearsal Human events, a ballerina scratches, seated A disclosure of framing, a man watches, seated  A newer production, photographic quality, newer opportunities, lines of informal-formal spaces opening up, interacting in a way that gives appropriate resource and time.  Viewers can see more, experience more Creative play, humanizing tone, emphasized vs embodied allure, cosmetic tone, characters on display Observer straddles rather than sits, again, of informal tone informality of behavior emphasized, among the formality of dress.  Theater lacks color, as if the actors reside on an old stage, maybe not theirs? 

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