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Venice in the Eyes of Claude MonetMay 27, 2021
Claude Monet fell in love with Venice the first time he saw it. He was 68 years old, and he went on a trip with his wife, Alice Hoschedé. The light and colors of Venice seduced the painter, like many other artists...
Did You Know that Monet Was a Master of Caricatures?January 23, 2021
If I say Claude Monet, you say Waterlilies! Impressionism! Monet or Manet?! Well, this time we would like to talk to you about a part of Monet’s work that normally receives less attention than the world-renowned paintings. Please, allow us to introduce...
Monet: Using the Home and Garden as InspirationJune 9, 2020
We are currently confined to the spaces of our homes and gardens. Claude Monet used his beautiful home and garden in Giverny, France as the source for many of his paintings. We can all learn from the way that he recreated nature...
Painting of the Week: Claude Monet, MeulesOctober 6, 2019
Claude Monet, the master of Impressionism, loved to paint in series. The one with haystacks (in French called meules) is his most known one, as well the first he exhibited. Fifteen of the paintings, presenting the haystacks in different times of the...
Claude Monet and Saint Lazare Train StationAugust 9, 2019
Between 1853 and 1870 Paris has been renovated and modernized by Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann. This prefect of the Seine Department of France was chosen by Emperor Napoleon III to carry out a massive urban renewal program of new...
Museums And Exhibitions
A Floating World of Claude MonetNovember 9, 2018
One of my greatest surprises of 2018 is Albertina’s monographic exhibition of Claude Monet. My astonishment was caused only by my bias – it’s obvious that Albertina usually organizes fantastic exhibitions, but Monet in Vienna? It didn’t ring a bell. As it...
Painting of the Week
Claude Monet, Autumn Effects at ArgenteuilOctober 21, 2018
Claude Monet painted Autumn Effects at Argenteuil in late 1873, which was the moment when the Impressionist movement started to roar on the Paris art scene. The subject is a view of Argenteuil, an expanding industrial centre in the suburbs of Paris. Argenteuil...
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Through the Eyes of Claude MonetSeptember 7, 2018
The eyes of an artist put at the service of art can reveal to us an unspeakable world which is however very present around us. A world that we can notice in the reflection of a ray of sunshine on a surface...
Monet’s Bordighera Paintings – A Backgroud Story For A Love AffairJuly 21, 2018
Italy had a major movie moment when it was chosen as the scenery for Call Me By Your Name. But Elio and Oliver were not the first ones to go through all the secret places in Bordighera. Monet went there decades ago...
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