- Homage to Monet
- May 15, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Musée de l'Orangerie
Jardin des Tuileries
Place de la Concorde, Paris
Alex Katz is renowned for his immersive landscapes, especially the ones he creates during the summer months in his Maine studio, located near a water lily pond. In 2009-2010, he decided to paint a series of large-scale works in homage to Monet’s iconic Water Lilies.
Katz says: The water lilies are on the pond in Maine and I’ve been looking at them for 50 years but I never touched them because of Monet. But I said you’re going to do it, and I just did it.
- Alex Katz