Monet’s new way to paint
Painting outside in the rain, the wind and the sun doesn’t seem like a bold creative move. But back in Claude Monet’s day, it was. He broke the mould of serious, sensible, historical painting and heavily stylised portraits and brought a fresh excitement into the stuffy art world. And like most pioneers, no-one thought it was much good at first. But now Monet’s works sell for tens of millions of dollars!