Show me the Monet: 5 things to know about the Impressionists …

SINGAPORE: Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Edouard Manet, Auguste Renoir – get ready to see works by some of the biggest names in art courtesy of the highly-anticipated Impressionist show at the National Gallery Singapore (NGS).

The exhibition Colours Of Impressionism: Masterpieces From The Musee d’Orsay opens on Nov 16 and features 67 artworks from the French museum, which is touted as having the most important collection of works from the influential art movement.

It will run parallel to Between Worlds, a show featuring Southeast Asian masters Raden Saleh and Juan Luna. Together, the shows comprise NGS’ twin-bill Century Of Light showcase of 19th century art.

The National Gallery Singapore’s new exhibition features Impressionist works from the Musee d’Orsay. (Photo: National Gallery Singapore)

While you may be familiar with these big names, just how much do you really know about Impressionism and the artists that gave you those wonderful waterlily paintings and

Article source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/lifestyle/monet-5-things-impressionists-national-gallery-singapore-9401602

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