Monet: The pictorial fabric

Monday 21 May, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Anthea Callen

Admission free, donations welcome

Anthea Callen from the University of Nottingham examines the materials and the methods Monet used to create the brilliant pictorial forms of his paintings.

Speaker biography

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.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Image above: Detail from Claude Monet, The Museum at Le Havre, 1873