Announcing Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty an exhibition focusing on the artist’s rarely seen monotypes and their impact on his wider practice, on view March 26 through July 24, 2016. The first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and MoMA’s first monographic exhibition of the artist—Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty will feature approximately 130 monotypes along with some 50 related works, including paintings, drawings, pastels, sketchbooks, and prints.
[Hilaire‑Germain‑Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Singer (Chanteuse de café-concert). 1875-1880. Pastel over monotype on paper. Plate: 6 ¼ × 4 ½" (15.9 × 11.4 cm). Gift, Miss Martha Elizabeth Dick Estate. Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania]