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What is Impressionism?

That’s a good question. Lets try and answer it! In 1874, an exhibition was mounted by a group of artists whose work had been rejected by the Paris Salon. (The Salon had been considered the only serious place to show pictures at the time.) The exhibition included work by Monet, Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas and Paul Cezanne artist who are […]

Mother’s Day with PopUp Painting

Mother’s Day with PopUp Painting

“Our heroine knew that the mother would always leave the window open for her children to fly back by; so they stayed away for years and had a lovely time…”  ― J.M. Barrie Every year we celebrate a wonderful woman who introduced you to this weird, wide, scary world. And on March the 6th this year, we honour […]

Artist of the Week: Monet

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet. Claude Monet was one of the founders of the 'Impressionist' movement. He, and his fellow Impressionist artists were focused on capturing movement, changing light and colour in their paintings, and were less concerned with realism. His thin lines of colour were what [...]