Post-Impressionism’s enduring light

Henri Rousseau’s “The Snake Charmer,” left, and Claude Monet’s “The Woman with a Parasol” will be displayed at the National Museum of Korea (NMK) in Seoul through Aug. 31.
/ Courtesy of Musee d’Orsay and GNC Media

National Museum exhibits works of Musee d’Orsay through August


 Guy Cogeval, the director of the Musee d’Orsay, speaks to reporters at the NMK in Seoul, Friday. / YonhapBy Baek Byung-yeul

The National Museum of Korea (NMK) on Friday began a four-month exhibition showcasing works by French Post-Impressionist artists including Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet, on loan from the famed Musee d’Orsay.

“Beyond Impressionism: the Birth of Modern Art” features 175 works from the museum, well known for its collections depicting 19th-century Paris.

Guy Cogeval, director of the museum, said it is the Musee d’Orsay’s largest

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