• Art History

    Happy Birthday Edouard Manet

    Happy Birthday to Edouard Manet, born January 23th 1832!  Edouard Manet (not to be confused with his friend Claude Monet) was considered the Father of Modernism as his style bridged the transition from realism to impressionism.   Self Portrait with Palette, Edouard Manet, 1879 The Spanish Singer, Edouard Manet, 1860 Early…

  • Art History

    Happy Birthday Berthe Morisot

    Happy (belated) Birthday to Berthe Morisot, born January 14th 1841!  I was excited to learn more about this artist – she is one that I had run across several times while reading and researching other Impressionists, but it was nice to finally focus completely on her and her art. Self…

  • Art History

    Happy Birthday Edvard Munch

    Happy Birthday to Edvard Munch, born December 12th 1863!  As I was researching for today’s post, I quickly realized how little I knew about Edvard Munch’s life and the depth of his art.  He’s most known for his painting “The Scream” but his catalog of art is much greater than…