#week of impressionism
Travelling through France with the Impressionists (Part 3): the harsh north and the sultry south
In the first part of our trip through France with the Impressionists, we wrote about Paris and its suburbs. In the second part , we "visited" Fontainebleau, Barbizon, Pontoise and Giverny, so dear to the artists' hearts. Now we set off on a journey to Normandy, Provence and the French Riviera at route...
In Its Own Genre: 5 Best Books About Impressionism
We have selected 5 best books written in different genres, at different times, with different research goals – so that you take a convenient approach to Impressionism and really understand everything.
Travelling through France with the Impressionists (Part 2): a lovely province
Let's continue our fascinating journey with the Impressionists through France: having visited the immediate vicinity of Paris in the first part of our journey and being tired after a torrent of joy in "The Frog Pond", we'll pass over to calm places, which attracted a lot of artists. Fontainebleau, Barbizon, Pontoise, Giverny... What an idyll!
Love story in paintings: Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet
This is the story of a real, long, passionate love affair, which took place at the end of the 19th century not in Paris, but in the mind and hearts of two brilliant artists. Édouard Manet and Berthe Morisot could not be together, since they were bound by obligations, moral principles and personal beliefs. And in the end, they created their own artistic dimension, in which they found freedom…
No doubt, you know about Impressionism a lot: you could mention the names of the famous artists and find with ease the exhibition at museums with gleaming water surface and the same image painted in different time of the day and of course you know the scandalous history of the First Impressionist Exhibition and could distinguish Monet and Manet . So, it is high time to switch to the next…