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Friday, December 10, 2010


I finally made it to the Monet Exhibit at the Grand Palais. It has been the biggest art event of the year and tickets have been sold out since the beginning of the show. If you don't have advance reservations, you can still get in if you are willing to stand in line for two to four hours.

What a treat when my friend Sophie invited me to join her for a visit using her press credentials! We went straight to the head of the line.

The exhibit is a major retrospective of Monet's work over 60 years of a very prolific career. It includes many of his most famous paintings along with others seldom seen in Paris.

Here are a few well known images on display:

To take a complete virtual tour, you can go here.

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