Claude Monet

Show takes visitors back 150 years to Impressionism's birth

The Orsay Museum in Paris is marking 150 years of Impressionism today with an unprecedented reassembling of the masterpieces that launched the movement, and a virtual reality experience that takes visitors back in time.

Using VR technology, visitors to "Paris 1874: Inventing Impressionism" can take a plunge into the streets, salons and beauty spots that marked a revolution in art.

Louvre Abu Dhabi marks five years with major Impressionism show

A major exhibition of impressionist art opened on Oct. 12 at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, featuring works from masters such as Cezanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Pissarro and Renoir.

Billed as one of the most significant exhibitions on the 19th century art movement ever held outside France, it features more than 150 works on loan from the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.

Auctioneers unveil Microsoft co-founder’s $1 bn art collection

Auctioneers unveiled the most expensive art collection ever to go under the hammer on Oct. 12, which belonged to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and is valued at $1 billion.

Five centuries of touchstone works featuring some of the most significant creators in history are being sold next month.