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Claude Monet

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...

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...

What Did This $1.4M Painting Have To Do With Monet's Suicide Attempt?

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

We are excited to introduce "The Hidden Histories," a new series in which we revisit the stories behind our favorite landmark works of art. (For your ...

Take A Look Inside Monet's Garden

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

In 1883 Claude Monet and his family rented a house with a barn that doubled as a painting studio in Giverny. Years later, the garden's green bridge, w...

PHOTOS: In Giverny, Living Claude Monet's Impressionistic Picture

Sivan Askayo | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

A visit to Monet's home in Giverny results in some surprisingly creative travel photographs.

'Footprints on Snow' Finds Its Way

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

Imagine Claude Monet's pastel Poplars... if Monet was working 100 years later and spent a lot of time on the internet... and you get somewhere close t...

Happy Birthday Cezanne!

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 173rd birthday of the French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. If Impressionism is considered to be the first modern art moveme...

WATCH: Masterpieces Recreated With Junk

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

They say "one man's trash is another man's treasure," but in Thomas Deininger's recreated landscapes the old saying takes on a while new meaning. D...

Art Dealer Arrested For $2 Million Of Fake Art

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

Is the signature on your Monet a little too legible? It could be a fake; word is they're going around. A former art dealer was arrested in South F...

Record Sale Of Schiele Work Brings London Auction Total To $155M

Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

Last week in London a sale of just 35 lots brought in $155 million (97 million pounds) for Sotheby's. The highest selling piece was a townscape, "Hous...

Paris in the Time of the Impressionists

David Galenson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

In an essay written in the 1930s, the poet Paul Valéry reflected on an extraordinary era: Degas plus Renoir; Monet plus Cézanne; and in the same way...

Author Stephanie Cowell Chats About Claude and Camille and Her Next Historical Novel

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Stephanie Cowell writes lush and compelling fictional portraits of the world's greatest artists, writers, and composers: their struggles, their liaisons, their failures and successes.

Maison Sennelier: Color Inspiration From Paris

Hayley Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Hayley Griffith

My color inspiration is found within the doors of a beautiful historic Parisian landmark located in front of the Louvre in France.

Hirst, Picasso Exhibitions Slated At Tate For London Olympics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON (Reuters) - Tate museums will showcase works by 19th and 20th century giants Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Edvard Munch as well as contempora...

PHOTOS: E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation Of Monet's Flowers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: E.V. Day WHAT: Seducers WHEN: January 14 through March 5, 2011 WHERE: Carolina Nitsch Project Room 534 West 22 St. New York, NY 10011 212.645...

Monet At Midnight: Visitor Demand Keeps Artist's Grand Palais Show Open 24 Hours A Day

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The massive exhibition "Claude Monet, 1840-1926" at the Grand Palais -- the first of its kind in Paris in 30 years -- has been a huge success. Online ...

ART ECONOMY: $68.9 Mil Painting Of Nude Woman Sign of Recovery? Modigliani, Matisse And Monet Auctioned At Sotheby's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The auction season is off to a solid start at Sotheby's where works by Amedeo Modigliani, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso were up for au...

PHOTOS: INTERNATIONAL ART: From Murakami To Monet: 10 Things To See In Paris During FIAC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: MutualArt) Following the art feast offered up in London during Frieze week, the action crosses the Channel to the French capital, where the a...

BLOG WATCH> Digital Nights At Singapore Art Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Digital Nights, an adaptation of Nuit Blanche that prioritizes the technological in the multidisciplinary vision of contemporary art, is a 10-day sho...