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Today in Art History

Happy Birthday Oscar!

One of the founders of the French Impressionist movement was born in Paris on this day in 1840. Oscar-Claude Monet was passionate about capturing the changing light and the passing of seasons and would often paint the same scene over and over again.

Monet was one of the artists who led the Salon des Refuses movement that began the movement away from what was expected to the riotous color that is such a part of his art and that of all of the Impressionists.

He became fascinated with water lilies. He spent 20 years capturing the flowers and the water upon which they grow.



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