Here comes the sun
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Claude Monet's painting "Impression soleil levant" and the exhibition "Facing the Sun - a star in the arts" organised by the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris, Art Explora Academy invites you to explore the representation of the Sun in the arts. From Monet to Turner or Van Gogh, discover this luminous star that symbolises beauty, joy, or power and which has inspired artists.

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Follow the storyteller Constance Félix into the heart of the Campana gallery, she will tell you the story Hélios, the Greek sun’s god, and his son Phaéton.

In French with English subtitles.

Content produced byMusée du Louvre

On the agenda
video - 2:4
Little summer tales – Hélios and Phaéton
By: Musée du Louvre
video - 1:24
Art History Minute : Seated Goddess – Ancient Near East
By: Accessible art history
video - 3:33
“Impression, Sunrise” Claude Monet
By: Two Minute Museum
video - 4:03
Monet’s London
By: The National Gallery
video - 1:08
Vincent Van Gogh presented by Christopher Riopelle
By: The National Gallery
video - 2:19
History of Taste : Le Lorrain and the Old Masters
By: The National Gallery
video - 2:55
Joaquín Sorolla : Spanish Master of Light
By: The National Gallery
video - 2:29
Amazing Versailles: The Sun of Louis XIV
By: Château de Versailles
video - 3:41
Olafur Eliasson – “Collective Experience”
By: Tate