Post Profile

Keeping Monet's Gardens Growing For 40 Years - Meet The Head Gardener At Giverny

Gilbert Vahé began work at Giverny when the restoration of the gardens first began in 1977, and (except for a five-year temporary retirement that ended this January) he's been there ever since, "work[ing] to maintain the original aesthetic - a certain profile of color and light - that corresponds to Monet's vision."
read more


Related Posts

New York Botanical Garden exhibition evokes Claude Monet's flower garden in Giverny

Arts : Artdaily

NEW YORK (AP).- Claude Monet's beloved flower and water gardens in the north of France are world-famous. But for those unable to visit the artist's iconic home, a trip to the Bronx over the next several months will offer a taste of ...

Claude Monet's Secret Garden highlights a major body of paintings produced in Giverny

Arts : Artdaily

The Vancouver Art Gallery is presenting the most comprehensive exhibition of French painter Claude Monet?s work in Canada in two decades. Claude Monet?s Secret Garden presents thirty-eight paintings spanning the career of one of the...

Monet in Giverny: Landscapes of Reflection opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Arts : Artdaily

CINCINNATI, OH.- Impressionist master Claude Monet (1840-1926) retreated to Giverny, the small village northwest of Paris, in 1883, and then spent the next 43 years experimenting with landscape and garden painting, creating works th...

Photo file: Enchanted evenings in Monet's gardens

Arts : Culture Monster

German artist Elger Esser sought to create the antithesis of Monet's shimmering, colorful work. The result is 'Nocturnes a Giverny,' in expressive black and white. Since Claude Monet's death in 1926, Giverny Gardens in Normandy, Fra...

Monet's Garden

Arts : Coxsoft Art News

Claude Monet's garden in Giverny, Normandy, famous for its water lilies and Japanese bridge, has a new head gardener: James Priest. He's English, trained at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew and has worked at Giverny for the past 1...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC