'Monet: Landscapes of Mind' ticket presales kick off
By Joy Lee , The China PostTAIPEI, Taiwan -- The ticket presales for the up-coming Monet: Landscapes of Mind exhibition kicked off on Oct. 21, the Gold Media Group said yesterday.
October 22, 2013, 12:06 am TWN
According to the Gold Media Group, this exhibition will be the biggest and the most complete collection of works by Claude Monet, the master of Impressionism, which has ever been presented in Taiwan.
The Gold Media Group said that the 55 paintings that will be presented at the exhibition, included “The Parliament, reflections on the Thames,” “The Yellow Iris,” “The Agapanthus,” “White and Yellow Chrysanthemums,” and “Waterlilies.”
Chang Yui-Tan, director of the National Museum of History, said that this exhibition, which has been prepared for over a year, will also cover a collection of Monet's ironic comics that he created when he was 15 years old.
“This will be the first time that Monet's comic collection being presented in Taiwan, and people can have a better understanding of Monet's artistic starting point,” said Chang.
Chang said that the museum also woks with the Taipei Botanical Garden to recreate three famous scenes from Monet's famous paintings, including a sailboat, a garden with water lilies, and a Japanese style arched bridge.
“This exhibition is not only for fine art fans but also for parents who want to plan a fun and educational family trip that combines both indoor and outdoor activities,” Chang said.
According to the Gold Media Group, the exhibition will be divided into five sections based on topics like “ironic comics,” “Monet's garden,” “friends and portraits,” “light-seeking journey,” and “works from Monet's later life.”
The Gold Media Group said that people can also enjoy masterpieces created by other well-known Impressionism masters like Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Eugene Boudin.
The Monet: Landscapes of Mind exhibition will be officially launched on Nov. 14 and run through Feb. 26, 2014 at the National Museum of History. Discounted presale tickets are available now through all major ticket websites and systems.