Claude Monet

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Exhibitions

Massive Monet cathedral painting to be installed in Rouen

The 360-degree work by the Iranian architect Yadegar Asisi will be displayed in a rotunda on the banks of the Seine

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

These Kansas City penguins took a field trip to the Nelson-Atkins Museum—and preferred Caravaggio over Monet

“We are so happy to welcome our colleagues from the zoo,” said Julián Zugazagoitia, the director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, in a video posted by the museum.

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coronavirus

The art world's favourite Easter and Passover images

We asked artists, museum directors, art historians and public figures who love art to pick the images that mean something to them at this time

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Art's Most Popular 2020

Here are the ten most visited 19th century art exhibitions of 2019

Which Impressionist made the biggest impression in this category?

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Adventures with Van Gogh

A Van Gogh and a Monet: you win one and lose another

The Dutchman’s newly attributed Oslo self-portrait is unveiled in an Amsterdam exhibition, while the Frenchman’s bohemian portrait suffers a downgrading

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Claude Monet

Monet for nothing: Musée Marmottan’s ‘self-portrait’ is downgraded

After a long-running debate, the picture, going on show at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam today, has been attributed to Charles Giron

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Books

Monet's beloved pottery cat comes to life in children's book

Story directly inspired by The Art Newspaper’s article on the artists’s Japanese ornament, which sat in the dining room at his Giverny home, will be published in May

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Catalogues raisonnés

Secret papers on famous artists including Gauguin, Renoir and Monet to be revealed

New York-based Wildenstein-Plattner Institute will digitise fabled Wildenstein archive of sale catalogues, letters and experts’ notes

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Art market

Monet's glowing haystacks set alight Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern art sale with a new £97m record

Market is alive and kicking at the top for prime Impressionist works, though Bouguereau's uncomfortably placed, 19th century Bacchanalian scene failed to sell

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Art market

Big but bland Impressionists lead Christie's sale, with new records for a peachy Cezanne and feline-filled Bonnard

Fresh material from big collections led the $399m New York auction, while mid-tier Monets primed the market for his $55m haystacks work at Sotheby's tonight

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Claude Monet

Export licence granted for Monet's $63m painting of London

Owned by a British collector for almost 70 years, the work showing Charing Cross Bridge has gone abroad

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Art market

Keep the Monet flowing: trim but efficient Sotheby's sale starts London's pre-Brexit Impressionist and Modern art week

£63m auction total is half that of last year, but bidding from Asia and Russia helps make new record for Oskar Schlemmer and a Venetian view by Monet

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Art market

Top lots go unsold at New York's Impressionist and Modern sales, proving a discerning but 'not doomsday' market

Monet carries Christie's evening sale while a Magritte shines at Sotheby's, marking an auction record for the Surrealist painter

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Art market

Christie's to offer major works from the Klapper collection that could fetch more than $50m

The 20-lot sale spans the auction house's New York and London locations and includes works ranging from Old Master paintings to a Monet

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Abstract art

What debt does mid-century American abstract painting owe to Monet?

Exhibition in Paris attempts to draw connections between the Impressionist and Pollock, Rothko and friends—with mixed results

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Claude Monet

Monet’s lost cat returns home to Giverny

A “purr-fect” ending to the story of the missing pottery object found in the collection of the artist’s secret granddaughter

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Auctions

Christie’s to sell second Monet from the Gare Saint-Lazare series after Rockefeller auction

Painting is “one of the most important” by the Impressionist artist to be sold in London in the past 20 years

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Art market

Rockefeller heavy-hitters pull in $646m for charity at Christie's

Evening auction featuring the family's most valuable works set new records for Monet and Matisse

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Conservation & Preservation

From Monet to Van Gogh: Factum Arte re-creates lost masterpieces for Sky Arts TV series

New show tells the stories behind seven great works that have disappeared and the creation of digital facsimiles

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Monet takes on the city at the National Gallery and it is the final week of the once-in-a-lifetime Charles I show at the Royal Academy

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Exhibitions

Monet's urban obsession explored in major new London show

National Gallery exhibition, which includes Rouen cathedral paintings, reveals another side of French Impressionist

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Art market

Solid $269.7m at Sotheby's maintains momentum in Impressionist and Modern market

New York sale results boosted by strong Asian and Russian buying, and shored up by guarantees

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Exhibitions

Cornelius Gurlitt’s art hoard finally gets first public showing

Organisers hope two shows will lead to restitution claims from victims of Nazi persecution

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Conservation & Preservation

How to put Monet back together again: restoration after vandalism

Tiny paint flakes from damaged work give clues to artist’s technique

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Kazimir Malevich

'Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant Garde': an exhibition which recognises that Malevich's radical Suprematism was framed by Impressionism

"Malevich’s early figurative paintings reveal his debt to Monet and Renoir"

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Security

Security breaches at Tate, British Museum and Musée d’Orsay

A Monet suffered a 10cm tear from being punched

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Claude Monet

Revealed: how a US collector gave Churchill a Monet the Tate wanted

Charing Cross Bridge of 1902 was gifted by a friend after he was ensured it would satisfy by Tate director John Rothenstein

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Exhibitions

The score for “turner, whistler, monet”

This show originated last year at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto under the curatorial leadership of Catharine Lochnan, before touring in 2005 to the Grand Palais in Paris and Tate Modern, London. It attracted very large numbers of visitors at all three venues.

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy and Tate exhibitions heading for top attendance

“Turks: A journey of a thousand years 600-1600” and “Turner, Whistler, Monet” have been wildly successful

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Museums

London’s National Gallery withdraws from bidding on possible war loot

Metropolitan Monet subject to claim

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Art market

Most expensive works of art at auction, January to December 1999

The top twenty has Cézanne at the top with a new record from Sotheby's

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Restitution

French relent over Rosenberg war loot claims

A Monet returned; a Bonnard, Léger and Matisse still claimed

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Paris

Art Premier introduces Museum Rental Programme

Why not have a museum masterpiece over your mantle?

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Museums

Kimbell buys MoMA Monet

The work was chosen by Monet himself for his final retrospective in 1924