Giverny, 4 May 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA).
From 8 June to 31 October 2012, the Impressionist Museum of Giverny, a commune in the Eure department in northern France, will display the exhibition “Monet intime. Photographies de Bernard Plossu”.
The exhibition, which the museum commissioned the photographer to produce will display both black and white and colour photographs of Claude Monet’s house in Giverny and of the gardens.
The museum will display a series of sixty photographs that have never previously been put on public display, taken by the artist during two trips, one during winter 2010, and the other during spring 2011.
Bernard Plossu (born in 1945) is a French photographer who is best known for his travel photography. His profession grew out of a hobby which he began very early,when his father took him to Sahara in 1958. Afterwards, he travelled to Mexico, the United States, before India 1970, and Niger in 1975. In 1988, he was awarded the National Photography Prize.