Dance

A Dance to the Music of TimeA Dance to the Music of Time The Penny WeddingThe Penny Wedding The Queen of the SwordsThe Queen of the Swords Grande Arabesque, Third Time (First Arabesque Penchée)Grande Arabesque, Third Time (First Arabesque Penchée) Dancers at the Moulin RougeDancers at the Moulin Rouge Dancers at the Moulin RougeDancers at the Moulin Rouge A Group of DancersA Group of Dancers Weisse Tänzerin in Kleinem Variété [White Dancer in a Cabaret]Weisse Tänzerin in Kleinem Variété [White Dancer in a Cabaret] High-SteppersHigh-Steppers Izzy OrtsIzzy Orts La Jalousie II [Blind Jealousy II]La Jalousie II [Blind Jealousy II] Dancing WomanDancing Woman Dance eTour additional worksDance eTour additional works

Discover how dance has inspired artists for centuries…

Throughout history dance has transcended social and ethnic barriers to play a significant role in many cultures. It can be provocative or respectable; professional or amateur and can evoke a myriad of moods and emotions.

Delve into this eTour to find out more about how dance, and the intriguing cultures surrounding it, has inspired artists since ancient times. A rich artistic theme through which to convey meaning, dance also presents the challenge of capturing the human form in movement.

In association with

Laing Art Gallery

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A Group of Dancers, Edgar Degas