Impression Sunrise by Claude Monet

Admired by art experts, popular with the public, and widely exhibited in the world’s top museums, Impressionism has dominated the art world for nearly 150 years. Renowned for its painters’ pioneering approach to art, the groundbreaking genre has facilitated the emergence and shaped the evolution of several art movements, solidifyingRead More →

Water-Lilies after 1916 by Claude Monet 1840-1926

Impressionism was developed by Claude Monet and other Paris-based artists from the early 1860s. (Though the process of painting on the spot can be said to have been pioneered in Britain by John Constable in around 1813–17 through his desire to paint nature in a realistic way). Source: Impressionism –Read More →

William Glackens debt to the Impressionists can be seen in the intense colours, the energetic brushwork and textured surface.   I call this the boathouse.Read More →

The Magpie was one of Monet’s early attempts at capturing the effects of snow on the landscape.  This palette is called the Magpie.Read More →