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Impressionism and the Caribbean

Impressionism and the Caribbean

In the 19th century, Modernism traveled the world, and one of the places it flourished was in Puerto Rico, where the painter Francisco Oller was born in 1833. He had his initial art training in San Juan, then went abroad for further study in Spain and France. In Paris, he […]

Paul Durand-Ruel, the champion of the Impressionists

Paul Durand-Ruel, the champion of the Impressionists

What was the role of the gallerist and art dealer Durand-Ruel in the promotion of the Impressionist painters in the latter decades of the 19th century? He was, really, a champion of the early years of the financial, organizational and cultural forces that made art a particularly prized commodity, so […]