Monet: The Early Years
An unprecedented, international loan exhibition of one of the most famed artists of all time is at Fort Worth's Kimbell Museum until January 29, 2017. This groundbreaking exhibition is the first ever devoted to the young genius of Claude Monet, featuring approximately 60 paintings from the first phase of the artist's career, from his Normandy debut in 1858 until 1872, when he settled in Argenteuil, on the River Seine near Paris. This first ever exhibition on Monet's early years is set up in a chronological fashion that guides us right to where his impressionistic style begins. Fourteen of the paintings come from private collections. Two of those paintings have never before been shown in the United States, and eight are on loan from the Musee d' Orsay. The Kimbell, once again has amassed a once in a lifetime opportunity that should not be missed. "I am extremely grateful to the museums and private collectors from Asia, North America and Europe who have agreed to part with their