Paris is the world capital of fine arts and home to numerous fantastic museums. It’s pretty hard to choose the best one among all of them. However, the one that’s closest to my heart is Musée Marmottan – Monet. Located in a historical city palace and home to one of the world’s best collections of Claude Monet’s paintings, it’s a place that shouldn’t be missed in Paris. After visiting it numerous times, here is a short Culture Tourist’s guide on what to see in Musée Marmottan – Monet in Paris.
How to be a cultural tourist? I have been writing about some wonderful examples of cultural tourism on this blog since 2016. And I realised that during that time, I hadn’t written an article in which I would explain well what cultural tourism actually is, who are cultural tourists and how to be one. So here it finally is – cultural tourism explained!
There are some places I could visit over and over again. And Paris is definitely one of them. Something in that city inspires me and gives me a feeling of belonging. I love everything there: art, architecture, lifestyle and people! So, when I got a chance to attend a conference in the Ile-de-France region a few weeks ago, I made a nice trip to Paris and its surroundings out of it. So, here it is, my travel diary from Paris, Fontainebleau and Moret-sur-Loing.
Ever since I first visited Musée Marmottan-Monet in Paris, I have become obsessed with Berthe Morisot. She was one of a few female Impressionist painters, but among the best of them. With the intimate world she described on her paintings and fantastic painting style, she is a painter you should know about. That’s why this art history lesson is dedicated to that fascinating painter.
Art heists in European museums mainly belong to the world of mystery. Museums that were their victims rarely speak about art thefts. On the other hand, people get fascinated by them. Who would dare steal millions of Euros worth of artworks? And why? To unsolve a bit of that mystery, here is an article about some of the most intriguing art heists in European museums.
Welcome to day eighteen of our Art Blogmas. Today we’re hosting a beautiful painting made by the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet – Impression, Sunrise. Keep on reading to learn more about it.
Being home to some of the most famous artworks, everyone should visit some of the best museums in Paris. The French capital is a true City of Art. So many famous artists lived there. And so many art styles were founded there, as well. However, with almost 130 museums, it’s home to, it could be a bit hard to pick up the best museum in Paris to visit, for the first time visitors. That’s why here is your complete guide with all tips and tricks that will help you navigate your way through some of the best museums in Paris.
Claude Monet is a French painter born in 1840. He started drawing while still in school, first by creating some caricatures of his teachers. Although his father wanted him to get involved in the family business, he was always more interested in art. He decided to pursue that and went to Paris to learn how to paint. There, he met a group of young painters with whom he started to develop a new, and one of the first modern art styles – the Impressionism.