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Artwork teaches us how to draw all sorts of objects, scenes and vistas where the world is your canvas and you can draw your own experiences.

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Paintings by Edouard Manet

Going against contemporary ideas of art, Edouard Manet brought the modernist point of view into direct conflict with conventional standards. His resistance attracted artists such as Claude Monet, who joined together to form the Impressionist movement. See Manet's paintings.


How Antiques Work

Every weekend, the antique hunters come out. They prowl the aisles of shows, scrutinize the offerings at sales and occasionally even wave cards at an auction. But what makes an antique an antique? And why are they so expensive?

How Stained Glass Works

Making stained glass is the ancient art of creating colored glass to use in decorative ways. Although the first colored glass may have been used as jewelry or even currency, you probably see stained glass predominantly in windows today.

How Frank Lloyd Wright Worked

Frank Lloyd Wright likely is best known for his architectural stylings and his eye for detail. But there was much more to the man: He liked fast cars, he loved women and he drew inspiration from Japanese art. How did that translate to his architecture?

How Glassblowing Works

The practice of blowing glass may seem hip and modern if you've recently hit up an art exhibition by Dale Chihuly or Harvey Littleton. But the history of glassblowing is actually long and rich, dating back to the Roman Empire.

10 Impressive Art Heists

Not all art heists are worthy of the silver screen, but some stand out for their ingenuity -- or bravado. So how do thieves walk away with near-priceless works?

Why do the eyes in paintings seem to follow you sometimes?

Do you ever have the feeling you're being watched? The eyes in many paintings seem to follow you around the room. How do artists make it happen?

Claude Monet Paintings 1914-1926

Claude Monet's paintings from 1914 to 1926 submerged the viewer into paintings of a larger size. See some of Monet's final Impressionist paintings.

Claude Monet Paintings 1900-1908

Claude Monet's paintings from 1900 to 1908 feature his London campaigns and his water lilies. See the famous Impressionist paintings of Claude Monet.

Claude Monet Biography

Claude Monet inspired a generation of Impressionist artists. Learn all about Monet's life from his childhood in Le Havre to his death in 1926.

Claude Monet

Claude Monet was one of the most prolific painters of all time. Many knew him as the founder of Impressionism but most people recognize his Water Lilies.