Impressionism of Monet will revive in Turin. Forty masterpieces of the painter will leave their usual place at the Musée d’Orsay, to move for four months at the Gallery of Modern Art of the Savoy city. The Museum of Modern Art in Paris, which houses the most important collection of the work of Claude Monet, granted from 2 October 2015 to 31 January 2016, more than forty masterpieces, to create a special exhibition that documents the activities of the master, witnessing the most significant moments that led the artist to be considered the father of Impressionism.
The exhibition is headed by Xavier Rey, Curator at the Musée d’Orsay and specialist, and also by Virginia Bertone, Curator of the GAM in Turin. Particularly relevant is the provision of loans of a number of works never before presented in Italy: an example is that of the great central fragment of “Le déjeuner sur l’herbe”, capital work in the path of for the early establishment of a new, bold conception of painting en plein air and a crucial step to reach to Impressionism.
As well as other icons will be exhibited of Monet art and of modern painting including “Essai de figures en plein air: Femme à l’umbels tour vers droite”, “La rue Montergueil, à Paris. Fête du 30 juin 1878” “Rouen Cathedral: the portail, temps gris” and “Le portail et la tour Saint-Romain, plein soleil”, “Londres, le Parlement”.