Claude Monet is one of the most famous and influential painters in the history of art. He is best known for his series of paintings depicting the natural beauty of the French countryside and his Impressionist style of painting. Monet was an innovator and a leader of the Impressionist movement, which focused on capturing the fleeting effects of light and atmosphere on a landscape. Monet's work has had a profound influence on modern art and continues to inspire artists today. Here you can find news, articles, and videos about Monet and his works.
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.&nbsp; —Claude Monet I have never met a flower I didn’t like, and flowers are one of my favorite subjects to paint. I have such a deep appreciation for flowers that it feels like a friendship. We humans are drawn to flowers, but for artists th
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SIEMON SCAMELL-KATZ is an artist who looks—as Eva Figes writes of Claude Monet adrift among his water lilies in the blue-gray hour before dawn in her 1983 novel Light—“at, not through. The bright skin of things, the shimmering envelope.” Scamell-Katz’s exquisitely colored abstract paintings on aluminum are a bit like that shimmering pond in Giverny: At first, they are subtly reflective, sensuous. They change dramatically with the angle of one’s gaze, their proximity to a window, the time of day, the weather.Their content is determined by the landscape from which they are drawn. His palette comes