Monet

Light-soaked visions of the Impressionist painters

The impressionists.. ..left us the marvellous, light-soaked shimmering visions of landscape that never seem to dim in their brilliance. “Then there was an entire very beautiful period (I don’t say this because I myself was painting) but all the artists I then knew were truly artists, they were serious and did admirable things which have remained admirable. It […]

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Visiting Monet’s garden at Giverny

It is such a delight to stand in front of Monet’s beautiful work. I remember the first time I saw one of his room-filling canvasses depicting water lilies – they brought to me an instant calm & silence amidst the constant buzz of New York. I thought to myself how wonderful it would be to see […]

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