Musée de l'Orangerie | Exhibition

Nymphéas. L’abstraction américaine et le dernier Monet Member

from 13 April 2018 to 20 August 2018

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine - 75001 Paris

Louvre - 1er Arrondissement

Affiche Nymphéas Abstraction new-yorkaise dernier Monet © Musée d'Orsay


The Musée de l’Orangerie revisits the period during which the Museum of Modern Art in New York purchased one of Monet’s large Water Lilies panels, “Blue Water Lilies”. The exhibition features some of Monet’s later works, reflecting his development from impressionism to abstraction, alongside a selection of major works by American expressionists such as Rothko, Clyfford Still and Barnett Newmann.


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Musée de l'Orangerie

In impressively-sized rooms, the Musée de la l'Orangerie houses a series of large Water Lilies paintings which are masterpieces offered by Monet himself to France in 1922. The basement houses the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collections which are dedicated to the great names of the 20th century: Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine ...

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Musée de l'Orangerie

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine
75001 Paris

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