While there are plenty of impressive art exhibitions going on indoors this summer, it is refreshing to be able to step outside when the weather is good and enjoy some art “en plein air.” The following are some of the highlights which are taking place this summer across the globe. View a one of a kind living interpretation of Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield with Cypresses hanging outside of The National Gallery in London made from over 8,000 plants. Read more about the living wall created by General Electric. In Paris, France there are some of the most incredible art museums in the world, but not far from Paris you have …..
One of the best ways to get in touch with artists and their work is to see where they lived. Today the homes of many famous artists have been made into museums which give tours so that visitors can see the environment where artists created some of their most famous works. One of the most famous artist homes and studios is the home of Claude Monet in Giverny, France. Here visitors can wander through his famous gardens, over the Japanese footbridge and gaze at floating water lilies as if to set foot in one of his paintings. His most famous scenes captured on canvas exist to this day in addition …..