Japonism: This Is What Claude Monet’s Art Has in Common with Japanese Art

Claude Monet's paintings are prominent examples of how Japanese aesthetics have impacted Western art - a frenzy known as "Japonism". Read more about the love affair between Monet and Japan.

Sep 1, 2020By Marie-Joelle Eschmann
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By Marie-Joelle EschmannMarie-Joëlle works as a communication specialist and contributing writer. Originally from Switzerland, she is currently living in Istanbul from where she travels to ancient historical sites such as Ephesos in Turkey or Persepolis in Iran. She has a deep interest in art and art history and holds a certificate from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.