I had previously wished to have the tourists and school groups disappear, but as Berlin museums reopen, it feels reassuring to see famous artworks still up, but also eerie to see them without a large audience.
At Giverny, by rendering landscapes of his own creation, Monet was not so much replicating nature as, in a sense, collaborating with it.
Lawrence Denham thought he struck gold when he found the French impressionist’s painting on sale for $1,000; instead, he may have unwittingly revealed a scheme of online art fraud totaling more than $400,000.
A three-bedroom and three-bathroom home once owned by Impressionist painter is available for $226 per night.
Missing for almost 60 years, the painting was found severely damaged in a Louvre storage facility.
Believed to have been missing since 1895, Monet’s painting “Effet de Brouillard” (1872) will soon go on view.
On this week’s art crime blotter: a punk rocker righted the gender imbalance in an exhibition on the genre’s history, two Monets were seized from a Malaysian businessman accused of fraud, and a court ordered artist Orlan to pay Lady Gaga $22,000.
LONDON — In 2015 the Royal Academy of Arts faced a critical backlash against its last major painting blockbuster, Rubens and His Legacy, which featured very little Rubens and an awful lot of tenuous filler. Thank goodness, then, that the museum is back on track with its new survey, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse.
SAN FRANCISCO — Claude Monet owned more than 200 Japanese prints and once told a critic, “If you insist on forcing me into an affiliation with anyone else … then compare me with the old Japanese masters; their exquisite taste has always delighted me.”
In 1915, with the newly innovated film camera, a young Russian-born, French actor named Sacha Guitry captured some of France’s greatest artists and authors.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts recently cancelled an event they had called “Kimono Wednesdays,” that, according to the museum, sought to engage people by arranging enhanced encounters with works of art.
On this week’s art crime blotter: nude Eiffel Tower performance lands artist in jail, a Jaume Plensa sculpture goes missing in Montreal, and a family wants its $100-million Monet back — even if it’s fake.