A modern view of a neglected Impressionist

Dec 4, 2013

A modern view of a neglected Impressionist

by C.B. Liddell

The French painter Gustave Caillebotte has suffered more than most from the fact that he wasn’t Monet, Manet, or Renoir. As one of the second-ranking Impressionists, he has long been in the shadow of these more famous names with which his career is associated. ...

'Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist in Modern Paris'

Oct 9, 2013

'Gustave Caillebotte: Impressionist in Modern Paris'

by Jordan Sievers

Despite his relatively short artistic career of two decades, the 19th-century painter Gustave Caillebotte became famous as a popular French Impressionist, alongside the likes of Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir. He became particularly well-known for fine, detailed brushwork, and usually painted scenes of upper-class ...

'Through Japanese Eyes: Paris, 1900-1945'

Mar 28, 2013

'Through Japanese Eyes: Paris, 1900-1945'

by Delilah Romasanta

Japan first became fascinated with Western culture after the Meiji Restoration (1868), when the country opened itself to foreign relations and trade. Keen to learn about, assimilate and reinvent cultural influences, many Japanese sought inspiration in Paris, which was then considered the art center ...