Monet & Architecture: Short films
The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture
One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing. The last time the UK hosted a Monet exhibition like this was almost 20 years ago. But 'Monet & Architecture' is not just rare, it’s never been done before.
Richard Thomson, exhibition curator and Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh, explores the discoveries from 'The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture'.
What did Monet particularly love about London, and why in 1899 did he decide to set up a temporary studio from his hotel room at the Savoy?
How did Monet use buildings to convey the speed and dynamism of 19th-century modern life? Explore the artist’s exhilarating, if short-lived, fascination with Paris.
What began as a tourist holiday to Venice in 1908 ended up sparking some of Monet’s most haunting and mysterious paintings of architecture. Travel along the canals of Venice with Rosalind McKever to revisit the views that Monet painted.
Richard Thomson, exhibition curator and Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh, introduces 'The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture'.