When is an Impressionist not an Impressionist? When he's Edgar Degas! He showed his work with Cassatt, Monet, and renoir, but never considered his art to be "Impressionist" art. Why not? Young viewers will learn the reasons from an animated Degas himself, as they watch him tell the story of his life and artistic career.
Say "mother and child" and what artist comes to mind? Get to know impressionist artist Mary Cassatt, famous for her tender portraits of families and children. Why didn't Mary's father want her to be an artist? What turned Mary and her friend Edgar degas into mad scientists? What made her huge World's Fair mural so mysterious? Find out has you laugh -- and learn! -- with one of the world's best loved artists.