Tag Archive: French Impressionism

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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Oct 21

Arts Everyday Living: Monet and the Art of Autumn–Connoisseur of Flowers

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             MONET & THE ART OF AUTUMN CONNOISSEUR OF FLOWERS     _____________________ ____________________ Nothing in the whole world is of interest to me but my painting and my flowers. Claude Monet* *From Monet: Discovering Art by K.E. Sullivan. Explore another interpretation …

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Sep 03

Arts Everyday Living: Memory of a Giverny Summer by Monet’s Neighbor

PLEASE click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         A MEMORY OF SUMMER AT GIVERNY THROUGH THE EYES OF MONET’S NEIGHBOR   ____________________ ____________________ I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days—three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could …

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Sep 01

Arts Everyday Living: Manet–A Woman, A Girl & A Puppy At the Railway

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.             THROUGH THE EYES OF MANET A WOMAN, A GIRL & A PUPPY AT THE RAILWAY     ____________________ ____________________ You ask me, where the devil can the railway be in the painting, THE RAILWAY.  Where is it?…There, in this smoke which …

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Feb 16

Arts Everyday Living: Lost Loves in Art—The Haunting of Claude Monet?

PLEASE click on the paintings to ENLARGE or ENHANCE them.       LOST LOVES IN ART THE HAUNTING OF CLAUDE MONET?     I am working as hard as ever, but on something new—-figures in the open air as I understand them, treated like landscape.  It’s an old dream which has always plagued me, and I’d like …

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Nov 07

Arts Everyday Living: Animals in Art This Week–Have You Seen Renoir’s Kittens?

      ANIMALS IN ART HAVE YOU SEEN RENOIR’S KITTENS?   A kitten is the delight of a household.  All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor. Champfleury*   ____________________ ____________________ Impressionist master Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) must have been partial to the feline members of the animal realm including …

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