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The Private Passions of Claude Monet

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Claude Monet was born in Paris, on November 14, 1840. Today his name is synonymous with Impressionism, but there was more to the artist than his love of painting light. It is well known that Monet loved to garden, as anyone who has ever been to his home in Giverny can attest. The quaint, pink-and-green country home—where he moved in ... Read More »

News: Stolen Monet Found 10 Years Later

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In September of 2000, a broken and despondent man found solace in the work of Impressionist artist Monet. “My life was empty and without meaning,” he said. “I escaped into books. In one of them I read about the Monet…”   The Monet he read about was Beach at Pourville at the National Museum in Poznan, Poland. Armed with nothing ... Read More »

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