Misty Copeland Poses as One of Edgar Degas' Ballerinas in Stunning Art Piece

Misty Copeland Poses as One of Edgar Degas' Ballerinas in Stunning Art Piece
Harper's Bazaar

Misty Copeland has a lot to be proud of. Not only is she the first African American Principal Ballerina for the American Ballet Theater, but she is an amazing roll model for young women everywhere. Her continuous message of personal drive, body positivity and progressive change in the ballet world inspires all of us to work hard at what we believe in. Keeping up with her theme of always being on-point, she was recently featured in an artistic Harper's Bazaar spread that showcased her power, beauty, and grace through the lens of one of the greatest Parisian painters of the 1800's. Copeland strikes famous poses from the work of Edgar Degas, capturing the complexity, strength, and skill-level of a seasoned ballerina. Check out some of the stunning imagery, and don't forget to read the article at Harper's.


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Image: Harper's Bazaar


Image: Harper's Bazaar


Image: Harper's Bazaar


Image: Harper's Bazaar


Image: Harper's Bazaar