Impressionism

Monet was a master painter whose works are synonymous with the Impressionist movement he helped found. An avid experimenter, he was known for painting the same subjects over and over, drawing…
Born in Paris in 1840, Claude Monet became a master painter whose works have become synonymous with the Impressionist movement he helped found. Here are ten little-known facts about the life of…
“All the components together without the term ‘impressionism’ in the title is significant. We’re recognizing American art history for its complexity and richness.” Timothy Standring coined a…

Without Claude Monet, there is no Mark Rothko, no Jackson Pollock, no Clyfford Still. His masterful rendering of light, bold coloration and gestural brushwork were not just resplendent, they…

Considered a founder of Impressionism, Edgar Degas actually disliked the label, preferring Realist or Independent. Best known for his paintings and bronze sculptures, Degas was also a printmaker and…
Considered one of the first major art movements of the modern era, Impressionism was a radical revolt against the contemporary standards of academic painting.
Sotheby’s blended in-person and digital experiences to execute three sales on the evening of May 12 with stunning results including the five-person bid over a star piece, Claude Monet’s Le Bassin aux…
The exhibition takes Fishing Boats at Étretat (1885), the only work by Claude Monet in SAM’s collection, as inspiration, presenting it alongside ten other paintings by Monet from his visits to the…