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Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists

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May 2019

Monet’s Impressionism Painting in London

Claude Monet painted over 100 impressionism paintings of London! Although his first trip to London was as a refugee, he developed a life long infatuation with this city. After that first visit, he vowed to return. It took him 30… Continue Reading →

The Netherlands & Monet’s Famous Paintings

Some of Claude Monet’s famous paintings are actually of the Netherlands. Between the years 1870 and 1880, Monet made several trips to this beautiful country.  It seems that the Netherlands provided the French impressionist with plenty of inspiration. Monet painted… Continue Reading →

Maximilien Luce – The Neo- Impressionism Anarchist

The Neo-Impressionism Painter – Maximilien Luce Maximilien Luce  (1858 – 1941)  was a prolific French neo-impressionism painter, lithographer and draftsman. In the beginning, Luce paints in the impressionism style. However later he adopts the divisionism style (pointillism), inspired by Neo-Impressionism painters… Continue Reading →

Claude Monet Artworks & The French Riviera

Claude Monet and other impressionism painters traveled to Southern France when the weather at home became too cold! Plein air painting seemed to lose its appeal in the cold and rainy winter months! At the age of 43, Monet left… Continue Reading →

Le Cannet Travel – The Artist Trail

Le Cannet is the artistic & avant-garde soul of the Cote D’Azur. It is only 3 kilometers north of Cannes and is perched on a hill. This lovely town offers the most exquisite views of Cannes below and the blue,… Continue Reading →

Colorful & Whimsical Pierre Bonnard Art

Beautiful, bold colors are the signature style of Pierre Bonnard’s Art. In fact, art historians describe Bonnard as being one the greatest colorists of the 20th century. Pierre Bonnard was a French colorist, lithographer and poster designer. He is also… Continue Reading →

Vence Travel in the Footsteps of the Post-Impressionists

Vence & The Painters’ Trail Vence is a charming medieval town in the French Riviera. It is located up in the mountains, far removed from the maddening crowds of the seaside towns. Was this the drawing card for the post-impressionism… Continue Reading →

Chagall’s Stained-Glass Windows in Mainz

Marc Chagall’s Stained Glass Windows Lure the Crowds Big Time Mainz city’s claim to fame is being Germany’s wine capital and home of the printing press. However there is another major draw card that lures the crowds big time to… Continue Reading →

A Novel about One Female Painter – Berthe Morisot

La Luministe by Paula Butterfield To be a female painter in the 21st century is no big deal. Today society admires and celebrates women writers, painters, photographers and actresses. However it was a totally different story in the 19th century…. Continue Reading →

Andre Derain-Cofounder of Fauvism Art

André Derain (10 June 1880 – 8 September 1954) was a French painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism together with Henri Matisse. Early Days Andre Derain was born in Chatou, Yvelines, Île-de-France, an outer suburb of Paris. From an early age, Derain… Continue Reading →

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