Vidéo • The Water Lilies seen by Hermann Nitsch

Les Nymphéas vus par Hermann Nitsch
© Musée de l'Orangerie

« I'm not trying to measure or compare Monet's work with my own. I only want to point out a common path and conditions of development. »
Hermann Nitsch (1938-2022)


Hermann Nitsch was fascinated by Monet’s Water Lilies, to which he paid tribute at the Musée de l’Orangerie whenever he visited Paris, and shortly before his death he was invited to dialogue with this masterpiece of impressionism. Although Nitsch did not have the time to bring his project for the Musée de l’Orangerie to fruition, the museum wanted to pay tribute to him


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