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Paris Art Museums Displaying the Impressionists

Why Paris Art Museums showcase the BEST Impressionism artworks in the world! Paris now Celebrates it’s Rich Impressionism Past Paris is the city where the impressionism movement emerged. Today the French capital houses the world’s finest collections of their beautiful… Continue Reading →

Montmartre History & the Impressionism Painters

Montmartre History – Its Artistic Past Montmartre was the place to be for any budding artist in the 19th century. Painters, dancers, writers, actors and musicians flocked to Montmartre from near & afar to make their mark in the art… Continue Reading →

Ukiyo-e Art & it’s Influence on Impressionism

Ukiyo-e – Japanese Woodblock Art Prints The Japanese art movement called ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” created an important link between the Western and Eastern art world. Ukiyo-e art is also the name for Japanese woodblock prints or… 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 →

Pontoise & Camille Pissarro’s Paintings

Many of the Camille Pissarro paintings are of landscapes surrounding the town of Pontoise. Pissarro left the busy life of Paris for the more tranquil and rural setting of Pontoise between the years 1872 and 1884. It wasn’t too far… Continue Reading →

The Best Non-Fiction Book about the Impressionists

The Private Lives of the Impressionists By Sue Roe – This is the best non-fiction book about many of the 19th century artists in the French impressionism art movement. The author, Sue Roe, provides you with a fascinating account of… Continue Reading →

Montmartre Travel & the Impressionism Trail

Montmartre Travel – In the Footsteps of the Impressionists A trip to Paris is incomplete without a visit to the bohemian district of Montmartre. It was and still is a magnet for artists, writers, painters, musicians, sculptors and intellectuals from… Continue Reading →

Travelling in Paris – Visit the Wondeful Petit Palais

When travelling in Paris, I highly recommend that you visit the lesser known museum – Petit Palais. This museum is an architectural beauty dating back to 1900, situated on the avenue des Champs-Elysées. The impressive building was built for the… Continue Reading →

Historical Fiction book – I Always Loved You

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira is a historical fiction book about the relationship between the French Impressionism painters Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas. The book immerses you into the world of the impressionists in Belle Epoque Paris in the… Continue Reading →

Mary Cassatt-Paintings Noticed by Degas

Mary Cassatt Paintings – Caught the Impressionists Attention! Mary Cassatt paintings were highly regarded during her lifetime. She is considered as one of the greatest American female painters. Cassatt lived in Paris for more than sixty years. She was the… Continue Reading →

The One & Only Musee D’Orsay !

When in Paris you MUST go to Musee D’Orsay!  You cannot call Musée d’Orsay (Orsay Museum Paris) a hidden gem. In fact, it is listed as the number ONE place to go on Tripadvisor when travelling in Paris. And yes,… Continue Reading →

France – Normandie & the Impressionists

Do you love the Impressionists? Are you visiting France? – Normandy is where it all happened!! One cannot separate the history of Impressionism and Normandie in France. It was here in Normandy, where it all began. The beautiful north-western part… Continue Reading →

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