Art on Screen: Monet

Written by Grandparents NZ

Oscar-Claude Monet was one of the founders of the French Impressionist movement in the 19th Century. Instantly recognisable to many, Monet is well known for painting water lilies and spent the last 30 years of his life painting these. Journey through these masterpieces from the French painter with Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water and Light.

Many painters worldwide have been inspired and many readers here will have studied Monet in painting and art history at school and university.

The team on set in Monet’s garden

Featuring Game of Thrones actress Elisa Lasowski and presented with the participation of Ross King, the best-selling author of with Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, this film takes the viewer through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius of Monet.

Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water and Light is a modern day journey from Monet’s garden and down the River Seine following influential moments in the life of one of the worlds most influential painters and close-up access to some of his greatest masterpieces. Something that is not possible for many to access during this strange time in the world.

Find cinemas screening Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water and Light HERE and view the trailer below.


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