Tired of the already immersive Van Gogh experience? Three separate companies launch immersive competitive experiences at Monet

Get ready to experience Claude Monet. Or rather, the experiences of Claude Monet.

There is not one, not two, but three separate immersive travel exhibitions based on the famous Impressionist paintings currently in preparation – one of which could be going to a city near you.

Technically, the trend of turning famous art into light shows is nothing new: these types of Van Gogh-themed shows dated back to 2008 and were hosted by Cross Media Group”Monet’s experiencein Florence in 2017. However, backed by the emergence of a starry night Screenplay on the popular Netflix series Emily in Paris2021 has been Van Gogh’s year so far, with five different Van Gogh pop-ups competing in nearly 50 locations across the US, and it was the last time we counted.

Now Monet fans have their own panel of pop-up experiences to choose from.

First, there isClaude Monet: The Immersive Experience”, which has already appeared in Brussels, Barcelona and Turin, and is currently on display in Naples, Italy group touch in Los Angeles and Chicago (as well as York in the UK and Hangzhou in China). General admission starts at $36.

The show is produced by Hub and Fever, the two companies behindVan Gogh: The Immersive Experience”, which can be seen in New York through October 24. (This display prompted the New York Better Business Bureau to warn consumers that this was not Van Gogh, as can be seen in Emily in Paris. Artnet News critic Ben Davis called it the least of Van Gogh’s experiences in the city.)

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In terms of attractions, Claude Monet: The Immersive Experience is similar to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience. It focuses on a 35-minute light show that numbers 300 of the artist’s paintings and drawings, as well as a reproduction of Monet’s home in Giverny. Visitors can also take a 10-minute journey in virtual reality through his paintings and to places Monet visited in his life, such as London and Holland. For children there is a “Sketch and Post” gallery where they can make drawings or whole copies of a Monet coloring book to add to a digital screen.

then thereMonet meets waterIt will feature more than 250 paintings in a one-hour audiovisual show designed to be displayed in a five-story circus tent equipped with 26-meter-high projection screens.

Produced by Ricardo Dutta, this is his company’s first project research, which is an acronym for Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts. The show begins in San Francisco in December and is expected to stop in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Seattle, Miami, Denver, St. Louis and Philadelphia, followed by Dutta’s home in Brazil.

Finally we haveBeyond MonetProduced by Beyond Exhibitions Inc. And normal study, a projection mapping device in Montreal. This is the same team behind the “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” trip, which has been seen in places from Miami to Portland, so we expect Monet’s launch to double soon. (It is currently showing in Toronto.)

Beyond Monet promises 400 boards, including Impression: sunrise He works from the Haystacks and Water Lilies series, in a 36-minute show on an area of ​​more than 50,000 square metres, along with the original score. The three-part show is spread across “Garden Gallery,” “The Prism” and “The Infinity Room,” an oval-shaped space inspired by displaying Monet’s work in two oval spaces in Orangerie Museum In Paris the artist specially designed it for seven giants “water lilies“Plates.

“Water Lilies” by Claude Monet at the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris. Photo submitted by the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris.

To give the experience some academic respect, Beyond Van Gogh and Beyond appointed Montreal art historian Fanny Cortat as their advisor. And while critics have questioned Van Gogh’s immersive orientation, given the artist’s well-documented struggles with depression and mental illness, the entertainment-loving Monet may be better suited to immersive therapy.

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Monet had a vision of a room filled with a wall with his water lily drawings, which he produced on a large scale. Monet wrote to art critic Claude Roger Marx: “If carried along the walls and wrapped the entire interior in its unity, it would create the illusion of an infinite unity, a surface of water without horizon and no coast.” 1909, in the work note toronto sterling In her “Beyond Money” review.

In an interview with in FrenchRicardo Dutta, Director of “Monet on the Water” confirmed that the experience was truly inspiring. “[Monet] She was actually a pioneer in immersion. He wanted to put people in his amazing art,” he said. “We continue his work in a simple way.”

Check out more photos from the three shows below.

“Beyond Monet” in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

"Beyond Monet" Inside Toronto.  Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

“Beyond Monet” in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

"Beyond Monet" Inside Toronto.  Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

“Beyond Monet” in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

"Beyond Monet" Inside Toronto.  Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

“Beyond Monet” in Toronto. Photo courtesy of Paquin Entertainment Group.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet: The Immersive Experience" in Brussels.  Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

Monet: The Immersive Experience in Brussels. Image courtesy of The Fever Exhibition Center.

"Monet met with water." Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

“Monet on the water.” Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

"Monet met with water." Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

“Monet on the water.” Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

"Monet met with water." Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

“Monet on the water.” Image provided by MIRA, Museum of Immersive Wandering Arts.

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