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Painting of the Week: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Two Sisters (On the Terrace)April 7, 2019
Today we present to you this beautiful painting by Renoir. It is known under two titles – the title Two Sisters (in French: Les Deux Sœurs) was given to the painting by the artist himself, and the title On the Terrace (Sur la terrasse) by its first...
Painting of the Week
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Theatre BoxOctober 7, 2018
Entertainments such as cabarets, theatres and the circus were popular themes among the Impressionist painters whose mission was portraying the modern city life. Theatre in Paris was a rapidly expanding industry during the 19th century where it was important to be seen. Hence it...
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The Renoir Restitution — A Moving Experience in the Museum of Jewish HeritageSeptember 26, 2018
Renoir painted Deux femmes dans un jardin / Two Women in a Garden in 1919, the last year of his life. By this time, the artist’s vision had been failing him. And his arthritis had made it difficult for him to hold a...
When Art Hurts: The Story Of The French Painter Auguste RenoirFebruary 25, 2018
Today we present the story of the French painter Auguste Renoir and we also wish him a happy birthday! His paintings are renowned for their light, their conspicuous brushstrokes and their pure beauty. Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on this day, in 1841. The...
Auguste Renoir – Two Young Girls at the PianoOctober 8, 2017
In late 1891 or early 1892 Renoir was invited by the French government to execute a painting for a new museum in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg, which was to be devoted to the work of living artists. He chose as his...
Watch Pierre-Auguste Renoir PaintingDecember 4, 2016
In this unique film created a few years before his death, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is painting and smoking. During this period of his life, Renoir worked in constant pain due to severe rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that left him unable to walk, with a...
Why Should Renoir Be Reconsidered As An Art Master?July 6, 2016
Pierre-Auguste Renoir is considered to be one of the masters of the impressionist style. We all love and usually when we think of their works we see images like this: You know, calm, colorful and vibrating paintings of water, fields, cities. Subjects...
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How Artworks Can Suffer. The Forbidden City Case and MoreJanuary 30, 2020
Recently, on Monday, January 20th, two Chinese women drove their Mercedes SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing. That event created quite a controversy. The least you can say is that it is daring and very disrespectful towards the art site. This...
Hot Chocolate Paintings for a Cozy EveningDecember 26, 2019
Although December has been extremely warm this year I still crave a good old hot chocolate and a cozy evening under the blankets. The Gift for Strangers Chocolate means ‘Food of the Gods’ and although all social classes of ancient Mayan people...
Winter in Paris: Gustave Caillebotte, Rooftops in the SnowDecember 15, 2019
You open your eyes to the early morning light filtering through your windows. You instantly feel the cold air of the bedroom as you see your warm breath rise in clouds above your bed. It is a cold winter’s morning as you...
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