Monet magic in Vienna

Austrian Culture Channel

Thirty paintings by Claude Monet are part of a new exhibition investigating his influence on Austrian artists.

Vienna’s famous Belvedere (www.belvedere.at) set up the exhibit called “Im Lichte Monets. Österreichische Künstler und das Werk des großen Impressionisten” (Looking at Monet. The Great Impressionist and His Influence on Austrian Art) in its Orangerie (Lower Belvedere).SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA

More than 40 works of art by renowned Austrians are on display to show the immense impact Monet’s oeuvre had on their creations. Several Attersee lake scenes as well as various garden depictions and coastline impressions demonstrate the remarkable achievements of Gustav Klimt, Emil Jakob Schindler and many others. While most of Monet’s works are rather large paintings, Schindler’s small creations present a welcome contrast. Surprising additions are paintings by Herbert Boeckl and Max Weiler – artists who were influential in the middle of the 20th century.

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