You know the sculpture: A young girl in a tutu stands in an open fourth position, gazing up in awe as if she’s watching a prima ballerina leap before her. But you probably don’t know the story behind the sculpture—the story of ballet student Marie von Goethem, who, at age 14, became the muse of […]
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Costumes designed by Coco Chanel for Le Train Bleu in 1924 (© Victoria and Albert Museum, London) It may be summertime, but there’s a field trip you have to take before school starts up again. Don’t worry! I have a feeling you’ll really like this assignment. Through October 6, the National Gallery of Art in […]