Claude Monet was a founder of French impressionist painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise (Impression, soleil levant). It hung in the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874 and is now displayed in the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris. He was an important figure in the Impressionism that changed painting in the end of the 19 century. During his livelihood, Monet constantly painted the landscape and leisure time behavior of Parisians and its surrounding area in addition to the Normandy coast. He traces the approach to 20-century modernism by mounting a distinctive method that strove to imprison on canvas the extremely act of perceiving nature.
It is never too early to introduce kids to art through books and museum visits, but parents often fear that kids will be bored. Parents can make art trip successful by giving kids spending a lot of time with few artworks instead of trying to see a lot. The books of Gallery for Kids series were written on a plain language and will be of interest to all ages. The books will help kids become more familiar with and learn to be pleased about the works of prominent artists. Dear parents, in these books you will find interesting facts about artist's life, and his annotated most famous masterpieces; in addition in each book there is a fun activities wit coloring pages. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the joy of art learning alongside your little one.