Tamar Avishai

Episode 7: Claude Monet's Rouen Cathedral Series (1892-94)

Tamar Avishai
Episode 7: Claude Monet's Rouen Cathedral Series (1892-94)
I want the unobtainable. Other artists paint a bridge, a house, a boat, and that’s the end. They are finished. I want to paint the air which surrounds the bridge, the house, the boat, the beauty of the air in which these objects are located, and that is nothing short of impossible.
— Claude Monet

(L) Monet, Rouen Cathedral Façade and Tour d'Albane (Morning Effect) (1894)

(R) Monet, Rouen Cathedral, Façade (1894)


Music used:

The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen"

The Blue Dot Sessions, "The Spinnet", "Lahaina", "Discovery Harbor", "Santre"

Joe Dassin, “Les Champs-Elysees”