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Edgar Degas: Private Impressionist opening reception - Feb. 22, 2012
Date: 2/23/2012 Album ID: 1420743
Photos by Avery Yale Kamila
More than 350 members of the Portland Museum of Art turned out for the opening reception of "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist." The show remains on view through May 28.
Avery Yale Kamila photo: Les Otten and artist Veronica Cross stand behind the Degas bronze Fourth Position in front on the left leg, which was lent to the show by Otten.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Margaret Burgess, the museum's European art curator, and collector Robert Flynn Johnson standing next to Mlle Dembowska, by Edgar Degas.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Artist Jane Sutherland, center, standing in front of her Degas inspired paintings with Melinda Weber, Dan Sonenberg, Jennifer Elowitch and Douglas Chene.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Christa Cornell of Brunswick, artist Tom Cornell, Beverly Denenberg and Stuart Denenberg, who is one of the individuals who organized the show.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Portland Museum of Art Director Mark Bessire, center, with Tom Whelan, president of Bath Savings Institution, and Bob Moore, CEO of Dead River Company. Both companies sponsored the show.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Emily Lane, of Falmouth, Margaret Soule, of Portland, and Carolyn Murray, of Cumberland.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Susan Betz, of Cape Elizabeth, and Lisa Barron, of Freeport.
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Avery Yale Kamila photo: Kathy Adams and Rollie Adams of South Portland and Linda Simonsen of Buxton.
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