October 7, 2018–January 6, 2019: This small but powerful focused exhibition of Claude Monet’s “Waterloo Bridge” series will include the stellar example from MAG’s collection along with seven others borrowed from North American sister institutions. Monet saw the paintings both individually and as an ensemble that, collectively, expressed his sense of the essential subject—the atmosphere and colors of the fog-bound landscape of the Thames. The concurrent experience of viewing several of the series will create a special dialogue between the visitor and the works of art.
An exciting aspect of this exhibition is the opportunity to work closely with conservation lab at Buffalo State University. Newly-developed photographic technologies that allow close examination of the surface of the picture will make it possible to decipher more about how Monet altered his canvases from their initial rendering in London to his obsessive reworking of the canvases upon his return to France.
shown: Claude Monet, Waterloo Bridge, Veiled Sun (detail) 1903
Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, October 25 at 11:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, October 26 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, October 27 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 28 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 31 at 7:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, November 1 at 11:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, November 2 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, November 3 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, November 4 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 7 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607