Jarvis Cocker Takes A Tour of One of Monet’s Most Famous Works

Listen to the Britpop icon compare La Gare Saint Lazare to an 80s horror movie

By Google Arts & Culture

The Gare St-Lazare (1877) by Claude MonetThe National Gallery, London

Art Zoom is a new video series that takes viewers on a guided tour of some of the world’s best-known masterpieces.

As part of the series, British musician and Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker delves into the hustle and bustle of Claude Monet’s La Gare Saint Lazare.

Cocker is best known as being the founder and frontman of the band Pulp. The band was so successful that Cocker became an icon of mid-1990s Britpop. In between creating music with Pulp, Cocker has also released music as a solo artist, had his own radio show, and directed multiple music videos.

Discover why the musician compares Claude Monet’s La Gare Saint Lazare to an 80s horror movie and an ACDC concert, and listen to him explain why Impressionism is called what it is.

Art Zoom - Jarvis Cocker - La Gare Saint Lazare by Claude Monet

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