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Claude Monet

The World's Five Most Famous Hotels

Vic O'Sullivan | Posted 12.15.2014 | 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 11.18.2014 | 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...

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...