Signac, The Colors of Water

March 29 - July 2, 2013

As part of the second Normandy Impressionist Festival, which focused on the theme of water, the musée des impressionnismes Giverny organized the exhibition "Signac, the Colors of Water". 

Like Monet, Paul Signac found a constant source of inspiration in the depiction of water and its colors. From his early seascapes, painted on the beaches of Normandy with an impressionist vigor and freedom, to his large post-war architectonic port scenes in almost fluorescent colours, the description of the water and sky offered Signac an inexhaustible pretext to experiment with all variety of chromatic combinations. 

The exhibition numbered approximately 100 paintings, watercolors and drawings. These were supported by substantial documentation (photographs, publications and correspondence) that was presented with the assistance of the Archives Signac.

Organized by the musée des impressionnismes Giverny in collaboration with the musée Fabre of Montpellier Agglomération


Discover the video of the exhibition (only in French)

We are grateful to the CG27 for this video and especially to Fabien Anquetin.


Discover the exhibition through a virtual visit made by France Info! (only in French)




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