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Monet's Salle a Manger Jaune

Mickalene Thomas

Contemporary Art

This work was inspired by Mickalene Thomas’s 2011 residency at the house and gardens of the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840–1926) in Giverny, France (see illustration). Thomas responded strongly to the colors Monet selected for the rooms of his house, the collection of art that hung on the walls, and the views of the garden that were deliberately framed by the windows. The Giverny residency coincided with her adoption of interiors and landscape as motifs in her own work.
MEDIUM Rhinestone, acrylic, oil and enamel on wood panel
DATES 2012
DIMENSIONS 108 x 144 x 2 in. (274.3 x 365.8 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE A. Augustus Healy Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Mickalene Thomas. Courtesy Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York and Hong Kong
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CAPTION Mickalene Thomas (American, born 1971). Monet's Salle a Manger Jaune, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic, oil and enamel on wood panel, 108 x 144 x 2 in. (274.3 x 365.8 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 2012.73a-b. © Mickalene Thomas. Courtesy Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York and Hong Kong
IMAGE overall, CUR.2012.73a-b_Lehman_Maupin_photo_LM15960.jpg. Image courtesy of Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York and Hong Kong
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