Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Month January 2019

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

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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 →

The Impressionist Artists & Paris

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Why did the Impressionist artists gravitate to Paris? During the mid-nineteenth century, Paris was the creative centre of the art world. Artists, writers, poets and musicians from all across the world, flocked to the French capital. Paris offered even then,… Continue Reading →

Post Impressionism Artist Paul Cezanne & His Life in Aix-en-Provence

Post Impressionism Artist Paul Cezanne & his Life in Aix-en-Provence The post-impressionism artist Paul Cezanne was born in the town of Aix-en-Provence. In his life time, he was virtually an unknown painter. However today, Paul Cezanne is a celebrated household… Continue Reading →

The Art of Cezanne

Post-Impressionism & The Art of Cezanne The art of Cezanne is considered to belong to the post-Impressionist era. However his revolutionary outlook towards painting paved the way for modern day art. Both Matisse and Picasso have said that “Cezanne is the… Continue Reading →

A beautiful Paris Cemetery – Père Lachaise

Lose Yourself in the Beautiful Paris Cemetery – Père Lachaise Père-Lachaise is a maze of cobblestone pathways lined with leafy, green trees which perfectly shade the striking 19th century burial graves scattered throughout the grounds. In my humble opinion, a trip… Continue Reading →

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