Conrad Shawcross

Conrad Shawcross chooses Water-Lilies (after 1916) by Claude Monet

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Specialises in sculpture, often exploring scientific and philosophical ideas. Works include The Nervous System, Continuum and Timepeice, currently at The Roundhouse.

Water-Lilies (after 1916) by Claude Monet

The artist Conrad Shawcross chooses one of Claude Monet's Water-Lilies paintings, thought to have been painted after 1916. It is on show at Tate, on loan from The National Gallery.

Image © The National Gallery, London 

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