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Claude Monet

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 creato...

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 05.15.2015 | 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 ...

Want A Monet? It'll Set You Back $35 Million

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A Venetian waterscape by Claude Monet has sold for more than $35 million at a London auction as the high-end art market shows resilien...

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...

Monet's 'Water Lilies' Included In Auction Of Reclusive Heiress

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City auction house says paintings by Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir are among 400 items that will be sold from a ...

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...

$32 Million Monet Painting Embroiled In International Conspiracy Case

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A debt-ridden onetime aide to Imelda Marcos wrongly sold a hidden treasure: a $32 million Monet painting the former Phil...

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...

You Won't Believe How Much This Is Worth!

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A work from Claude Monet's "Water Lilies" series has been sold for more than $43 million at a New York City auction. The money will ...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

Art and Education: An Interview

David Galenson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Education
David Galenson

Earlier this year I was sent an electronic book aimed at teachers, titled The Art of Learning. I enjoyed reading it, and Richard and Christine agreed to do the following interview about it by email.

Bodies in Space: Leah Yerpe's Very Large Drawings

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I've been a fan of Yerpe's extremely cool -- one might say icily cool -- work since I first saw it in 2009. For me, a lot of what makes art good is the degree of interesting thinking I have in response to viewing it.

Our List Of Late-Blooming Artists May Surprise You

Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

More often than not, our cultural heroes are barely of drinking age when they make their mark: Orson Welles was 25 when he created his masterpiece, "C...