Impressionist Art from Private Collections in Rome
A private home in Rome has become the newest showcase for exhibitions of fine art, and is currently featuring a fabulous show of Impressionist paintings.
Van Gogh — Vincent’s Influence in Germany
Based on the trailblazing exhibition entitled “Making Van Gogh” which was on view at the Städel Museum from October 23, 2019 through February 16, 2020, we feel it is justified to refer to Vincent van Gogh as the “Father of Expressionism.” Without a doubt, this spectacular presentation of 50 paintings (and additional works on paper) by Van Gogh goes even…
The Most Magnificent European Display of Monet & Other Impressionists
The ambition of Oscar-Claude Monet (1840 — 1926) to capture on canvas the passing of the seasons and the changing of daylight transformed how we perceive nature and led the way to 20th-century modernism. If you have the opportunity to view the Hasso Plattner Collection in Potsdam, Germany, you will be enchanted by Monet’s devotion to painting outdoors and his…
AMSTERDAM MUSEUMS — Enjoy the Best Art in the Netherlands
With its friendly, multi-lingual residents and highly functional transportation options, The Netherlands should be near the top of your list for a perfect get-away in the off-season.
The Best Surrealism in Venice and Potsdam
The presentation of “Surrealism and Magic: Enchanted Modernity” in Germany may be enjoyed through January 29, 2023 at the Museum Barberini, where the amazing Hasso Plattner Collection of “Impressionism” is always on view. Surrealist painters imagined fantastical worlds. Through Surrealism, a movement born in France in 1924 and profoundly influenced by the horrors of World War I, writers and visual…
Christmas in New York City at The Whitney & The Met
The Whitney Museum of American Art has featured the art of Edward Hopper (1882 — 1967) in more of its exhibitions than any other artist, and deservedly so. If you have not had the opportunity to explore in depth the Whitney’s space at 99 Gansevoort Street, in the Renzo Piano building which opened on May 1, 2015 in New York…
A Unique & Fabulous Pilgrimage to the Marmottan in Paris
The world's largest collection of paintings by Claude Monet rests comfortably today in the leafy hamlet of Passy (a neighborhood absorbed into the City of Paris in 1860) inside a townhouse with Empire-style salons. This property was purchased in 1882 by Jules Marmottan, a lawyer and mining-company director who collected pre-Renaissance art from Germany, Flanders and Italy.
The Leopold Museum — 3rd Greatest Museum in Vienna
Vienna’s Leopold Museum is the best place to feel the dynamic power of modern Austrian art. Housing around 6,000 works of art — including the world’s most comprehensive collection of the talented, enigmatic Egon Schiele — the Leopold Museum takes you on a journey from the 1860s to the Wiener Secession, through the stylish era of Jugendstil, and into Expressionism.…
Great Exhibitions from the Past at the Pompidou Centre
We put together this article for those of you who missed seeing interesting exhibitions at your favorite museums during recent years. Our hope is that you will enjoy seeing some of these images from the Pompidou Centre in Paris, even though most of the works of art pictured below are no longer on public display. Past exhibitions you will find…
The Best Past Exhibits at the Grand Palais & Petit Palais
We put together this article for those of you who missed seeing interesting exhibitions at your favorite museums during recent years. Our hope is that you will enjoy seeing some of these images from Paris even though the works of art are no longer on public display. Past exhibitions you will find in this article include: Giovanni Boldini Ilya Repin…