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Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas on Monet’s ‘The Artist's Garden in Giverny’

BNY Mellon’s EMEA Chairman and the curator of "Painting the Modern Garden" discuss a key work from the exhibition.

Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas on Monet’s ‘The Artist's Garden in Giverny’

March 04, 2016

A new exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in partnership with BNY Mellon, called Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, is now open.

In the second of a weekly series of five videos, BNY Mellon’s EMEA Chairman Michael Cole-Fontayn interviews Ann Dumas, a curator at the Royal Academy and a specialist in French 19th century art, on ‘The Artist's Garden in Giverny’ by Claude Monet.

This particular painting has a special connection to BNY Mellon in that it used to belong to the Mellon family and Paul Mellon, one of the greatest art collectors and philanthropists of the 20th century.

The painting is one of over 120 works featuring in the exhibition, which also includes 35 paintings by Monet, alongside rarely seen masterpieces by Pierre Bonnard, Emil Nolde, Gustav Klimt and Wassily Kandinsky.

The exhibition runs until April 20, 2016.

If you are visiting London, tickets are available online via this link.

To join the discussion about the exhibition on Twitter, follow the hashtag #ModernGarden