Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Month January 2019

Paris Museum of Modern Art – Amazing!

The Beautiful Paris Museum of Modern Art The Paris Museum of Modern Art (also called Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris or MAMVP) is a stunning art museum. This museum is dedicated to modern and contemporary art of… Continue Reading →

Eva Gonzales – The Female Impressionist

Eva Gonzales – The Forgotten Female Impressionism Painter Eva Gonzalès (April 19, 1849—May 6, 1883) was a French  painter in the Impressionism art movement.  Gonzalès was born in Paris into a wealthy & educated family. Her father was a writer and her… Continue Reading →

Matisse Paintings in Le Cateau

The Colorful Matisse Paintings in Musee Matisse Le Cateau In Paris and looking for a museum to view a great collection of Matisse’s Paintings? On a road trip and stopping in Le Cateau? Stop by the fantastic Musee Matisse Le-Cateau…. Continue Reading →

Musee Matisse in Nice

The Wonderful Musee Matisse in Nice The Musee Matisse is a beautiful museum dedicated to the artworks of Henri Matisse who lived in Nice from 1917 to 1954. The museum traces the history and artistic development of Matisse. The exhibition… Continue Reading →

The Matisse Chapel in Vence

The Magical Matisse Chapel in Vence The Chapelle du Rosaire is often referred to as the Matisse Chapel. It is a small chapel built and decorated between 1949 and 1951 for Dominican nuns in the town of Vence on the… Continue Reading →

Henri Matisse – Paintings, Chapels & More

The Colorful Henri Matisse Paintings Henri Matisse’s paintings are iconic and recognisable anywhere. They are characterised by their bold, expressive, non-naturalistic color & loose brushwork and simplified forms.  Henri Matisse is widely regarded as the greatest colorist of the 20th century…. Continue Reading →

The Incredible Post Impressionism Artists

The Famous French Post-Impressionism Artists The post-impressionism artists are those who were directly influenced by the impressionism art movement. However, these artists reacted against the naturalistic depiction of light and color of the impressionists and experimented created new forms of… Continue Reading →

Paul Signac – The Founder of Neoimpressionism

Paul Signac – One of the Founders of Neo-Impressionism Paul Signac (November 11, 1863 – August 15, 1935) together with Seurat were the pioneers of neoimpressionism (pointillism). This was a new art movement that evolved from impressionism. Both Seurat and Signac… Continue Reading →

Georges Pierre Seurat

The Incredible Neo-Impressionism Painter Georges Pierre Seurat Georges Pierre Seurat is a wonderful French neo-impressionist most famous for creating Pointillism art (paintings created by thousands of dots!!! ) Childhood Georges Pierre Seurat was born in Paris, in 1859, and into… Continue Reading →

The Impressionists Move to the Seaside Villages

Au Revoir Paris!! Heading South to the Seaside Villages of Cote d’Azur & Rustic Provence In the 1870’s the Impressionists were centralized in the Parisian capital, discussing art in the cafes and nightclubs of Montmartre and planning their next exhibition…. Continue Reading →

L’Estaque & Post-impressionism

L’Estaque & Its Rich Post-impressionism Past North of Marseille, at the foot of the Nerthe mountains, is the quaint port of L’Estaque. On a beautiful sunny day, take the half hour boat ride to L’Estaque from the old harbour of… Continue Reading →

The Revolutionary French Impressionist Painters

The French Impressionist Painters of the 19th Century There are so many noteworthy French painters who aligned themselves and even actively belonged to the impressionism art movement of the 19th Century. In those times, the art world did not accept… Continue Reading →

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