Black History Month and Interior Design: Misty Copeland

In light of an upcoming exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) on Edgar Degas, Misty Copeland recreates some of Degas' most famous ballet paintings in a photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar. She has been the subject of much fanfare since she was appointed the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre and it is all well deserved. Misty is the first African-American woman to hold the title.

Behind the scenes of the Harper's Bazaar photo shoot where Misty recreates some

of Edgar Degas' most famous ballet paintings. Video via Harper's Bazaar.com

Photo via HarpersBazaar.com

Photo via HarpersBazaar.com

Misty Copeland at home, in her bedroom, during an interview with 'Into The Gloss'. Photo via intothegloss.com

Like most women, Misty seems to have closet space woes too.

And like me, she seems to love a sky-high heel! Photo via intothegloss.com

Loving those parquet floors in Misty's Upper West Side, NYC apt. Photo via intothegloss.com

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." - Edgar Degas Photo via HarpersBazaar.com

To read and see more images from the Harper's Bazaar article, click here.

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