Tag Archive: French Impressionism

Jul 24

Arts Everyday Living: A French Impressionist Summer—Blossoms of July

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           A FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST SUMMER BLOSSOMS OF JULY     ____________________ ____________________ I paint flowers so they will not die. Frida Kahlo, 1940 The colorful and striking works of French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) have been overlooked until recent years when several retrospective …

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Jul 14

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Loafing—Through an Impressionist’s Eyes

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF LOAFING THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES       ____________________ ____________________ Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing. Attributed to E.W. Howe Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931) was a French Impressionist, exhibiting in several of their group shows; he …

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May 29

Arts Everyday Living:The Art of Fabulous Geraniums by Degas’ Impressionist Friend

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             THE FABULOUS GERANIUMS THROUGH THE EYES OF DEGAS’ IMPRESSIONIST FRIEND     ____________________ ____________________ Such geraniums! It does not become us poor mortals to be vain—but really, my geraniums! Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village I wish I could discover the …

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May 19

Arts Everyday Living: Return of Frederic Bazille-Friend & Colleague of Monet & Renoir

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           RETURN OF FREDERIC BAZILLE FRIEND & COLLEAGUE OF MONET & RENOIR     ____________________ ____________________ I can’t wait to get down to work at Meric; I intend to have the girl from Saint-Sauveur sit for me….. George Bazille, Letter to his …

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May 11

Arts Everyday Living: The Comeback of an “Unknown” French Impressionist?

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE COMEBACK OF AN “UNKNOWN” IMPRESSIONIST CASTLE IN THE MOUNTAINS       ____________________ ____________________ A legendary land of rocks and castles….Holidays in the Dahner Felsenland are an invitation to dream, days without stress and traffic jam, days of rest and joy of …

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Feb 18

Arts Everyday Living: Down to the Sea with Renoir–Into the Waves

PLEASE CLICK on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.           DOWN TO THE SEA WITH RENOIR INTO THE WAVES       ____________________ ____________________ There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the …

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Jan 11

Arts Everyday Living: Monet’s Water Lilies—Flowering Islands of Summer

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         MONET’S WATER LILIES FLOWERING ISLANDS OF SUMMER   ____________________ ____________________ I have painted these water lilies many times, modifying my viewpoint each time….since the water flowers are far from being the whole scene; really they are just the accompaniment…The essence of every motif …

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Jan 09

Arts Everyday Living: Travels with Monet—A Winter Train Ride in the Snow

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       TRAVELS WITH MONET A TRAIN RIDE IN THE SNOW     ____________________ ____________________ My heart is warm with the friends I make, And better friends I’ll not be knowing; Yet there isn’t a train I wouldn’t take, No matter where it’s going. Edna …

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Nov 20

Arts Everyday Living: Degas’ Portrait of an Art Critic—And a Duel with Edouard Manet

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           DEGAS’ PORTRAIT OF AN ART CRITIC AND A DUEL WITH EDOUARD MANET       ____________________ ____________________ In 1870 Edouard Manet took offense over art critic Louis Edmond Duranty’s review of two of his paintings.  Upon encountering him at a cafe, …

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Nov 14

Arts Everyday Living: Renoir’s Festival of Flowers—Ultimate Autumn Glory

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         RENOIR’S FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS ULTIMATE AUTUMN GLORY   ____________________ ____________________ What seems more significant about our movement is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject.  I am at liberty to paint flowers and not call them flowers, without …

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