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Got a Few Million? Christie’s May Have a Monet for You. Or Five …

The Rockefeller grouping forms a kind of Monet variety pack, spanning 1868 to 1917 and offering an overview of his career. “It’s very rare that you have five masterpieces by one artist in a single collection,” said Adrien Meyer, a … Continue reading

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Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist in Paris

Culturespaces and the Musée Jacquemart-André are presenting a major retrospective devoted to Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) in Paris through July 23. Considered during her lifetime as the greatest American artist, Cassatt lived in France for more than sixty years. She was the … Continue reading

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Six Highlights From the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Huge …

La pie, Claude Monet [The magpie] 1868–1869 “The most important thing about this painting is the shadows are blue,” says Magnusson. “It was an outrage at the time. But if you see shadows in a snowscape, they are blue.” This … Continue reading

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Go & Do: ‘American Impressionism’ talk, On the Road exhibit and Opera Connection

Visual Arts Impressionism and Seacoast painters The Rye Historical Society are presenting Doug and Karin Nelson of Ledges Gallery in Rye Beach speaking on American Impressionism on the Seacoast Shoals. At Ledges Gallery the Nelsons specialize in American Paintings Sculpture, … Continue reading

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How Impressionism Became Expressionism: A New Exhibition Traces Claude Monet’s Influence on the New York School

Abstract Expressionism, the movement that cemented New York’s status as the new center of the art world after World War II, is coming home—to Paris. The quintessentially American art movement’s debt to Europe is the subject of a new exhibition … Continue reading

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The Debussy legacy

His use of colour influenced composers from Stravinsky to Boulez, but to call him an Impressionist misses the point finds Mark Pullinger, as he talks to musicians a century after the composer’s death Claude Debussy (photo: Tully Potter Collection) Browse … Continue reading

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Six Picks From the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Huge Impressionism Exhibition

La pie, Claude Monet [The magpie] 1868–1869 “The most important thing about this painting is the shadows are blue,” says Magnusson. “It was an outrage at the time. But if you see shadows in a snowscape, they are blue.” This … Continue reading

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Six Picks From the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Huge Impressionism Exhibition

La pie, Claude Monet [The magpie] 1868–1869 “The most important thing about this painting is the shadows are blue,” says Magnusson. “It was an outrage at the time. But if you see shadows in a snowscape, they are blue.” This … Continue reading

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Art Gallery SA goes back to Impressionism’s colourful roots with masterpieces from Musee d’Orsay

In the 1970s, art history was being rewritten by a generation of young scholars, including TJ Clark and a host of other neo-Marxists, who argued that painting was more than just a means of arranging colours on the surface of … Continue reading

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Painter Berthe Morisot gets her day in Adelaide’s Colours of Impressionism show

THE SISTERHOOD Morisot wasn’t the only “sister” in the brotherhood. There were other female Impressionists. And even more muses, models, mistresses and mothers whose faces became world famous through canvases, though their identities and lives have largely been forgotten. MARIE … Continue reading

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