Category Archives: Art & Artists|Events and exhibitions|Museums|Paris

Claude Monet, Collector

If your love of Claude Monet’s art is sufficiently intense, you might wonder what sort of art the master collected for himself. Answers are available in an unusual exposition at the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris, until January 14: “Monet Collectionneur.” Comprised of over 100 paintings, several sculptures, drawings and prints (including an assortment of […]

Corot – The painter and his models

Exhibition from Feb 8th to July 8th 2018   The lovely Marmottan Monet Museum presents (until July 8) a rare display of intimate paintings of one of the great French masters of the 19th century. Camille Corot (1796-1875) was mostly known and trained in the neoclassical style which featured landscapes and traditional themes. But he […]

An exhibit of Dutch painting masterworks: the Vermeer temporary exhibition at the Louvre Museum

For the first time since 1966,  twelve of the Dutch painter’s 36 masterworks are united and exposed in Paris at the Louvre museum. Named “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting”, this temporary exhibition portrays the master’s work in perspective with other 17th century Dutch painters, such as Gerard ter Borch, Jan Steen or Gerard […]

Pissaro the First of the Impressionists

Exhibition at the Marmottan Monet Museum   Until July 2nd, 2017   Camille Pissarro, known as ‘Papa’ to his fellow-Impressionists, was the eldest of the group. Born in 1830 on the island of St. Thomas in the Caribbean, he was fortunate to have studied the works of an amazingly large number of renowned artists* of […]