Happy 180th birthday to Berthe Morisot! Born on this day in 1841, I'll be celebrating her life and work in today's post!
Today’s winter in art post is from the collection of Telfair Museums: Brooklyn Bridge in Winter, by Childe Hassam, from 1904. Hassam was from the Boston area and spent the years 1886 to 1889 studying in Paris, where he became enamoured with French Impressionism. He joined his French colleagues in portraying modern life in his…
Degas was a founding member of the group that staged the eight 'Impressionist' exhibitions between 1874 and 1886 in Paris, yet his art is markedly different - how do we understand his relationship to Impressionism?
Happy 176th birthday Mary Cassatt, a fascinating female artist! I'm celebrating her life and work in today's post.
Few places come close to the romance of Paris, and Monet's beautiful Nymphéas, or Water Lilies, in the Musée de l’Orangerie are a must visit to see the his genius.
In the nineteenth century, Paris became the city of modernity. But art, it seemed, needed to catch up - and Baudelaire's call for artists to paint modern life is truly evident at the d'Orsay.