Impressionism

Monet’s correspondence writes the story behind the Denver Art Museum’s new comprehensive exhibition.
Impressionism is one of the best known and loved movements in Art History, but why? We present a case for why Impressionism is interesting and worth your attention and admiration, beyond the famous…
When historian and journalist Eve Kahn encountered a trove of letters from artist Mary Rogers Williams in 2012, there were scarce references to the late painter online, and her work had barely been…
Senior paintings conservator Pam Skiles and DAM director Christoph Heinrich discuss the role of varnish on paintings and why Monet and other Impressionists preferred matte finishes over varnish. See…
Most people think of oil paintings when they think of Impressionism, but almost half of the works in the eight Impressionist exhibitions held in Paris between 1874 and 1886 were prints and drawings,…
The High Museum of Art announces that Atlanta-based philanthropists Doris and Shouky Shaheen have donated their entire impressionist, postimpressionist and modernist painting collection, totaling 24…
This video essay seeks to explain how art progressed from figurative works to the abstract art of Jackson Pollock.

Hot on the heels of last month’s record-setting auction of Claude Monet’s 1891 Meules, Sotheby’s is hoping for another big sale with his 1908 Nymphéas. Estimated to sell for $31.…