Yesterday they stopped selling passenger tickets to Kiev.
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
There are only four words in the newspaper columns: “Paris. Degas passed away.” but these words have unexpectedly burned into our consciousness. See more
It seems strange that he was our contemporary, that it was possible to have met him somewhere in one of the Parisian boulevards, at the races or dining in a cafe, this wonderful man and monumental artist, who belonged not only to Paris and France, but to the entire cultural world. You see, we grew accustomed to think that all greatness is only in the past, only in the pages of history.