Amplification: The Dance

[aras-image:5Jb.023,,9,243,341,The Dance Foyer at the Opera by Degas]
  C. 1875. 'The Dance Foyer at the Opera.' Dance as a form of art. 'Dance in a way parallels Degas' art, which was never accidental, always strictly calculated, in which the miracle springs from constant discipline.' The archetypal aspect of dance is preserved within the art form, but the container is aesthetic and cultural rather than sacred