If you’re interested in Monet, impressionist art, or art in general, the Monet and Architecture exhibition at The National Gallery, London is more than worth a visit.
For the first time in 20 years the UK will be seeing a exclusively Monet exhibition, looking at his career through the buildings he painted, throughout Europe’s biggest cities, quaint villages and beautiful coastlines. The exhibition covers his work from the mid 1860’s to 1912, and highlights the architecture that influenced him, ranging from the modern to the historic and the simple to the grand.
The National Gallery’s approach to the exhibition is an entirely new manner of looking at Monet’s work. It works to show how he used architecture to create his compositions, ranging from his most famous paintings to his lesser known works. More than 75 of Monet’s paintings will be included in the exhibition, nearly a quarter of which are rarely-seen from private collections.
For an artist known mostly for his waterlilies and landscapes, the opportunity to see more of his revolutionary work is an unmissable event. On till the 29th July, make sure to detox from exam stress with a relaxing trip to one of the most interesting exhibitions of the year.