Join us for an illuminating talk discussing an important and enigmatic Impressionist work.
Impression, Soleil levant by Claude Monet (which was recently exhibited at the National Gallery of Australia) is undoubtedly an iconic and pioneering painting. Aside from it’s visually striking presence, the entire Impressionism movement takes its name after it. Equally, American Abstract Expressionism has claimed to be inspired by this Monet masterpiece. So what is it about this singular work which makes it such a source of ingenuity and imagination?
Meet your speaker:
Marie Chrétien has a keen interest in art, having graduated from Sydney University with a Master of Art in 2014 in addition to winning the Francis Stuart Prize.