The first impressionist exhibition didn’t get any likes from the critics. They thought the paintings looked unfinished and lacked serious themes. But a little like scrolling through Instagram, Impressionist paintings are enjoyable and easy to appreciate. Take some extra time and you marvel at how they created such amazing scenes with such simple strokes. Van Gogh even painted selfies. This visit to France turned out … Continue reading Aromatic Lavender Fields, Tall Sunflowers & Lily Pads: The Impressionists Come Alive!