The lovely Monet Waterlilies, at home in the rebuilt Musee de L'Orangerie, present the perfect setting for a photo shoot for the brilliant Stella Cadente in 2008. The Nymphaes were installed in the oval rooms rooms in 1926, naturally lit by massive skylights. Eventually some idiot added a second story right on top of the rooms. But thanks to an outrageously expensive, radical and lengthy un-renovation the natural light was restored and the museum re-opened in 2006. During the entire demo and new construction the oval rooms could not be touched since the paintings are permanently attached to the walls. Thus a big box was built around the rooms until the very end of the reno. Stella's dress is as delicate and fanciful as the pink glints of light in the paintings. A perfection of art and photography.
PS: What a gorgeous color palette for a room don't you think?