Anthea Callen from the University of Nottingham examines the materials and the methods Monet used to create the brilliant pictorial forms of his paintings.
Anthea Callen is Professor Emeritus of Visual Culture, University of Nottingham, and Professor Emeritus of the Australian National University, Canberra. She is author of 'Monet: The Early Years' and 'The Work of Art: Plein Air Painting and Artistic Identity in Nineteenth-Century France'. Her forthcoming volume, 'Seen from Behind: Art, Anatomy and the Modern Male Body', will be published in 2018.
Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.