Gustave Caillebotte

Gustave Caillebotte

French, b. 1848 - d. 1894

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The Proto-Feminist Parisienne? "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity" Opens at the Met

By Chloe Wyma | March 12, 2013

One might argue that the Parisian woman is the protagonist of the Metropolitan Museum’s “Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity,” the first exhibition to document the formative influence of...

Christie's Limp $205-Million Sale Prompts Talk of "A Crack in the Market"

By Judd Tully | November 8, 2012

NEW YORK — Christie’s had plenty of excuses for a weak evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on Wednesday evening, ranging from terrible weather to a falling stock market and possibly...

Reflections on Thomas Kinkade, "Painter of Light" and Accidental Avant-Gardist

By Ben Davis | April 10, 2012

Popularity guarantees exactly nothing in the way of artistic immortality. In fin de siècle Paris, Puvis de Chavannes was the subject of near universal acclaim. Now he is a footnote to the...