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Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Eugene Murer, 1877, oil on canvas, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Arts Everyday Living: Renoir and the Spirit of Collecting—“The Desire to See Beyond”

The man who has honesty, integrity, the love of inquiry, the desire to see beyond, is ready to appreciate good art. Robert Henri, The Art Spirit With the support of collectors like Eugene Murer above, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) and his French Impressionist colleagues survived the initial controversy caused by what was then often considered their radical […]

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Arts Everyday Living: The First Days of November—Greetings of the Season

Any of several types of garden plants that flower in the fall, including some that produce small flowers and others that have very large brightly colored flowers. Definition of chrysanthemums* French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894), like his friend and colleague Monet, was inspired by the changing seasons, especially apparent in the autumn garden scene above. […]

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