Exploring the galleries of London and Paris has never been closer as Melbourne hosts two internationally renowned exhibitions in its 2013 Winter Masterpieces series. From April, the city welcomes Hollywood Costume, a rare collection of Hollywood ensembles, and Monet’s Garden featuring Claude Monet’s works. National Gallery of Victoria (May 10-August 25). The masterpieces are dedicated to Claude Monet’s iconic garden at Giverny. The exhibition traces the evolution of Monet’s garden motifs and impressionist style over 20 years.
Oil on canvas: This Claude Monet work, 140cm x 120cm, is titled