Claude Monet Is Coming To Detroit—With The Help Of Park West Gallery

“Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” (1876), Claude Monet.

“Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” (1876), Claude Monet.

Park West Gallery is bringing one of the founding fathers of the Impressionist movement to the gallery’s hometown—Detroit.

Park West Gallery and the Park West Foundation are sponsoring “Monet: Framing Life,” a compelling new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts, highlighting the legacy of founding French Impressionist Claude Monet.

The exhibit is centered around one of Monet’s most recognized works—and a treasured part of the DIA’s permanent collection—“Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs).”

Formerly known as “Gladioli,” the painting was created while Monet was living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive stage of his career. It was during this period when Monet met and worked alongside the avant-garde painters who would later become known as The Impressionists.

“Monet: Framing Life” brings that exciting time to life by placing “Rounded Flower Bed” alongside 10 other Argenteuil paintings by Monet and fellow Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, telling a compelling story about the creation of the painting and how it fits into the history of Impressionism.

“Claude Monet” (1872), Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

“Claude Monet” (1872), Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

Speaking on Monet’s legacy, Park West Gallery Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione said, “Claude Monet’s impact on the art world cannot be overstated, and ‘Rounded Flower Bed’ is one of the jewels of the DIA’s collection. ‘Framing Life’ beautifully illustrates how such a painting could help give birth to the Impressionists and influence generations of artists to come.”

The sponsorship marks a unique moment in Park West Gallery’s 48-year history—Park West and the DIA have long been fixtures of Detroit’s artistic community, but this is the first time the two institutions have partnered on an exhibition.

Park West Gallery Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione, Park West Foundation Director Diane Pandolfi, and the Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Salvador Salort-Pons.

Park West Gallery Founder and CEO Albert Scaglione, Park West Foundation Director Diane Pandolfi, and Salvador Salort-Pons, the Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

“The Park West Foundation is proud to sponsor the Detroit Institute of Arts,” said Park West Foundation Director Diane Pandolfi. “As an institution that is cemented in the spirit of Detroit, the DIA is a testament to the power of art education and community involvement.”

Since 2016, The Park West Foundation’s “Museum Spotlight Program” has provided support to institutions across the country to expose current and future generations to the artwork of history’s great masters and such groundbreaking contemporary artists as Peter Max, Autumn de Forest, Yaacov Agam, and Anatole Krasnyansky.

“Monet: Framing Life” will be featured at the Detroit Institute of Arts from October 22, 2017 to March 4, 2018.

 

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9 Responses to Claude Monet Is Coming To Detroit—With The Help Of Park West Gallery

  1. Anthony Schrick says:

    I will look for Park West on KONINGSDAM Oct 18-29 2017. A note will be at your cruise desk or mail box.
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  2. Anthony Schrick says:

    THANK YOU RECEIPTIONS

  3. Dennis says:

    I am so excited that Monet’s beautiful works are coming to Detroit. The industrial buying of artwork has grown. Detroit has so much art and culture that are impossible not to appreciate.

  4. Caroline says:

    Fabulous exhibition. Wonderful partnership. Thank you, Park West!

  5. Aleay says:

    I enjoy art work by Maya Green Claude Monet and Shan Merry

  6. Aleay says:

    I enjoy art work by Shan Merry Claude Monet and Myra Green

  7. Elliott Ring says:

    I was able to get in on the VIP preview with the DIA docent. The art is amazing and is a must see.

  8. Florence Ann Ann Pullen says:

    when and where is the next “claude monet” impressionist display i can attend?

    • parkwestgal says:

      Hello Florence! This particular exhibition is at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan from October 22 to March 4, 2018.

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