Tag Archives: Impressionism

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the largest public collection, 94 paintings plus 29 drawings, pastels and watercolors by Claude Monet, the movement’s founder and source of inspiration, the works include 1873’s seminal “Impression: Sunrise” from which the revolutionary school of artists […]

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Orsay Museum (Musée d’Orsay) – Paris

Displaying works created between 1848 and 1914, the Musée d’Orsay includes within its extraordinary collection of more than ten thousand objects, the French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings revered by art lovers everywhere.  Housed in a magnificently rehabilitated former train station, there is no finer grouping of the breathtaking canvases of Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, […]

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Orangerie Museum (Musée de l’Orangerie) – Paris

As the repository of Monet’s dreamy and beloved “Water Lilies” murals, the Orangerie Museum (Musée de l’Orangerie) in the Tuileries Garden is one of the most exceptional small museums in Paris.  These eight ethereal panels, as large as  6 x 9 feet each, capturing changing views of the light on the water as the sun […]

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Van Gogh: Irises and Roses at the Met Museum – New York

May 12, 2015 through August 16, 2015 This exhibition reunites for the first time in 125 years, Van Gogh’s exuberant, “Irises,” and, “Roses,” from the Met permanent collection with their counterparts, the “Irises,” from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the, “Roses,” from National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Painted as an ensemble […]

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Paul Durand-Ruel: The Gamble on the Impressionists at the Luxembourg Museum – Paris

October 9, 2014 through February 8, 2015 – This is the first museum exhibition ever dedicated to Paul Durand-Ruel (1831-1922), a major figure in the development of Impressionism, who as one of the world’s greatest art dealers during the latter half of the nineteenth century discovered, promoted and passionately supported the great Impressionist painters when practically […]

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Impression, Sunrise: The True Story of Monet’s Masterpiece at the Marmottan Museum – Paris

September 18, 2014 through January 18, 2015 – Exploring the iconography and true history of the Claude Monet painting, “Impression, Sunrise,” (1872) the flagship work in the Marmottan Museum’s collection and  the painting which gave the Impressionist movement its name, this exhibition marks the 140th  anniversary of the first Impressionist exhibit presented in Paris in […]

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The Impressionists in Private at the Marmottan Museum – Paris

February 13, 2014 through July 6, 2014 – “The Impressionists in Private: 100 Masterpieces from Private Collections” presents the exciting opportunity to view 100 masterpieces of Impressionist art from private collections around the world, most never before publically displayed, by an array of master practitioners including Frédéric Bazille, Eugène Boudin, Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, […]

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Intimate Impressionism at the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

March 29, 2014 through August 3, 2014 – An unprecedented loan exhibition, Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art presents the unique opportunity to view in San Francisco 70 beloved Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, domestic interiors and portraits from the National Gallery in Washington, DC. The installation includes outstanding examples ranging […]

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Impressionists on the Water at the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

June 1, 2013 through October 13, 2013 – In honor of San Francisco’s hosting of the America’s Cup, the Legion of Honor invites viewers to embark on an artistic voyage with, “Impressionists on the Water,” a timely exhibition that explores the significant role sailing played in the lives of the French Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. Experience […]

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Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity at the Met – New York

February 26, 2013 through May 27, 2013 – This groundbreaking exhibition focuses on how Manet, Monet, Renoir and their creative contemporaries portrayed modern life and particularly fashionable dress between approximately 1860 and 1890 as department stores, illustrated fashion magazines and ready-to-wear clothing sprang up to cater to a growing and affluent bourgeoisie. Although they did […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]