Claude Monet White Water Lilies by Mishyra Vladimir
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Impressionism focuses on communicating the way light and color shift in a setting, rather than emphasizing a subject’s form. Beloved by artists and art collectors alike, the raison d’être of Impressionism is to capture a feeling or experience. It emerged in France in the 1860s and quickly became the favorite style of many artists. Famous Impressionists include Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, and Degas.

Here is a selection of paintings from living artists which are in the impressionist style. Many of these paintings, rich with detail and texture, are available for purchase for a fraction of the price of an old master but bring so much more life to your home or office than a print ever could.

Monet’s Water Lilies Inspire New Original Paintings

Key Takeaway: If you can’t get enough of Monet’s water lilies, you’re not alone. When it’s time to put them on your walls, consider whether you want to buy a sub-standard print of the real deal or buy a painting from a real artist who brings new life to a favorite subject. Monet’s paintings of water lilies are well known. If you feel like your knowledge or your visual picture of these iconic paintings has some holes, check out this … Read More