Few artists can rival French Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) in exploring the changing color and light of the seasons, including winter. You might want to compare and contrast this work of art, done near Monet’s home at Giverny, with his painting inspired by the Norwegian countryside featured in today’s other blog. […]
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SNOW, GLORIOUS, SNOW Welcome again to Art Circle! Winter is coming—actually it is almost here in the northern climates and arriving on Monday! Snow has often been a favorite subject of artists throughout art history, including: Japanese masters Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Hasui Kawase (1883-1957); French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926); Americans Childe Hassam […]
Finnish master Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) was an important artistic force in his country, promoting the cultural heritage of an emerging nation.
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) was one of the major artists of Japan’s ukiyo-e tradition known for its scenes of everyday life.
French artist Norbert Goeneutte (1854-1894) was a contemporary of the French Impressionists and Post-Impressionists like Van Gogh, near whom he is buried in Auvers, where both died while under the care of the same doctor Dr. Gachet.
American artist William James Glackens (1870-1938) is best known for his scenes of New York daily life in the early 20th century, creating a number of works of winter in the city.
For my Circle of Art class that meets on Tuesday. This week mild temperatures are expected, but remember just seven days ago! You may be tired of snow at this point, but Monet tried to capture its many moods during the winter of 1874-1875. Here is a blog that I first published in […]
Here’s another painting by French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) that I couldn’t resist. Quite a contrast to the recent blog of January 24 that featured one of his summer landscapes.
Two interpretations of the winter season by Impressionists French artist Claude Monet (1840-1926) and American painter Childe Hassam (1859-1935).
In works like Balcony in Winter above, American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902) captured the haunting beauty surrounding his home in the Connecticut countryside, where he lived several years with his wife and children.