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Claude Monet

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

This Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe Transports You Into Monet's Garden

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 04.19.2016 | Taste
Stephanie Kordan

Painter Claude Monet's cook used carrots grown in the Monet home garden within many of the dishes served at the artist's dining table. Since discovering the cookbook Monet's Palate, I made a recent jaunt to my local farmers' market, gathering handfuls of carrots to make this soup.

American Impressionists at NYBG

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.07.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

How could you possibly improve upon pairing up American Impressionist art with flowers from New York's finest botanical garden? With a corresponding ...

The Artist's Palate: The Cake Monet Ate

Stephanie Kordan | Posted 04.01.2016 | Arts
Stephanie Kordan

Claude Monet's paintings were influenced by Japanese woodblock prints that decorated his dining room walls, some of which were fortuitously acquired because the boulangerie used the prints rather than newspaper to wrap their daily baguettes one morning.

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Did The Ghost Of Claude Monet Just Visit A Monet Exhibit?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.15.2015 | Weird News

Could it be Monet? http://t.co/bvo41pey3e via @WKYC pic.twitter.com/yOeQgm3eAQ— ClevelandArt (@ClevelandArt) October 9, 2015 It's as if the man him...

Who Created A Secret Painting On The Back Of A $60 Million Picasso?

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts

See the original piece on artnet News. Sotheby's has announced the consignment of two major works from the collection of renowned art and wine collec...

Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

Rare 100-Year-Old Films Capture Monet, Degas And Renoir At Work

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts

Have you ever closed your eyes, clasped your hands and prayed to the almighty powers of art to transport you back in time to see your favorite creator...

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Francis Levy | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

"Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends," currently showing at the Met, is a virtual vade mecum of l9th European culture, as seen from the perspective of the great and often quirky transatlantic portraitist. There is Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth (1889) and a sketch of Yeats (1908).

13 People Who Are Definitely Reading Books, Not Just Posing For A Painting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

"Am I conveying just how intensely I love books? More eyeball, maybe? How 'bout now?" "Quick, everyone, the painter's here. Read feverishly!" "Judy,...

Lucky Art Dealer Discovers Unknown Monet Pastel Taped To The Back Of Another Artwork

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts

In 2014, Jonathan Green, director of London's Richard Green Gallery, purchased two pastels by Claude Monet at a Paris auction for an undisclosed sum. ...

Pushing Photorealism to New Levels of Beauty: Yigal Ozeri's "Revolution at Giverny, a Return to Women in Nature" and "Yigal Ozeri: Recent Work"

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.15.2016 | Arts
Shai Baitel

With the recent opening of his exhibition Revolution at Giverny: A Return to Women in Nature it is difficult to disagree that in this series Ozeri has reached a new apex of depicting beauty.

Selling Impressionism

David Galenson | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
David Galenson

On a cool, damp spring morning in London, it is a great pleasure to walk into the National Gallery to bask in the sunny landscapes of Monet, Pissarro, and their friends.

Holy Haystacks! Researchers Have Officially Discovered A New Monet

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

You know what they say: Looks like a Monet, feels like a Monet, has Monet's authentic signature in the corner as determined by a hyperspectral camera ...

The World's Five Most Famous Hotels

Vic O'Sullivan | Posted 02.13.2015 | Travel
Vic O'Sullivan

Every city has the one hotel whose fortunes have run parallel to the local economy and history. The owners and operators of these hotels are merely curators as the properties pass through decades and centuries of hospitality.

This Is Why You Definitely Don't Punch A Monet

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts

Don't touch the art! We all know that mandate. But if you absolutely must, please don't punch the art. Doing so could land you a five-year prison sent...

Travel Is Sensual: Impressionism at Monet's Giverny

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.18.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The Musee D'Orsay and Jeu de Paume in Paris have many masterpieces of impressionism on their walls. Claude Monet's gardens in Giverny, just outside Paris have his masterpieces growing and living year round. This is why I travel.

Which One Of These Paintings Is Smaller Than A Poppy Seed?

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts

One of these images is smaller than a period at the end of a sentence; the other is a masterpiece by Claude Monet. You might be hard-pressed to spot t...

7 Artworks You Won't Believe Are Monets

Posted 11.14.2013 | Arts

Thursday marks the birthday of our favorite waterlily happy impressionist, Monsieur Claude Monet. The bearded painter par excellence, known for his dr...

Christine Sciulli and the Geometry of Light

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All the visual arts use light in some form, but in artist Christine Sciulli's new piece, Languid, on view at the Governor's Island Art Fair, light is the graphic kinetic tool with which she activates and shapes space.

Some Risks, Along With the Pleasures, of Painting en Plein Air

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The 19th century was the great age of plein-air landscape painting, when artists left their studios and took to the outdoors to capture not a romanticized vision of nature but the real thing.

Apricot: Last Chance to View Camille at The Met

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts
Alison Winfield Burns

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at the Metropolitan Museum of Art displays how master painters (mavericks in their day) created magical gardens -- and gowns -- using relationships between light and dark color.

Happy Birthday, Claude Monet!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French Impressionist master, Claude Monet. The plein-air devotee would turn 172 years old if he were miraculously still alive...