This exhibition is realized with the generous support of the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris that presented nearly 100 paintings. The others were loaned from international museums and private collections.
Claude Monet (1840−1926) was called a French "Master of light". He stands like no other artist for the Impressionist style. The focus is on his passionate exploration of the
"You can almost drag the entire exhibition along a water", Schröder said. In Vetheuil, the Seine is present in the paintings, although it is not deliberately displayed. In many winter pictures, Monet shows how differentiated snow can be.
Musée d’Orsay, Paris.
After a room where you meet the steep cliffs of Normandy, you turn to the less and less traveling loving artist, who returns to the same motive to keep it under different lighting moods. The series of paintings of a Creuse, the British Parliament or Rouen Cathedral, where the color representations "autonomy of the means increase autonomy" (Schröder), are among the highlights of the exhibition, which have some surprises to offer.
Left: Claude Monet. The Rock Needle Seen Through The Porte d’Aval, 1886, oil on canvas. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
January 23 − February 5
Title illustration: Albertina Museum stairs, official page on Twitter.