Step into an Impressionist painting in Giverny

Explore Monet’s gardens and experience first-hand the beauty that inspired some of his most famous works

When I was in university, I did what most students do and attended the yearly poster sale to decorate my room. Already a fan of Impressionism after a visit to the Musée d’Orsay as a teen, I purchased a poster representation of one of Monet’s water lilies paintings. Les Nymphéas hung beside my bed for four years and I would stare at it and let my imagination wander as I tried to put off studying or writing an essay. [read full article]

Published: February 2009

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