Book Discussion led by Denise Lisecki Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Pain

Dates: Wed Nov 18, 20

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Zoom Virtual Meeting

Ellyssa Seager

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Claude Monet is perhaps the world's most beloved artist, and among all his creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Monet intended the water lilies to provide "an asylum of peaceful meditation." Yet, as Ross King reveals in his magisterial chronicle of both artist and masterpiece, these beautiful canvases belie the intense frustration Monet experienced in trying to capture the fugitive effects of light, water, and color. They also reflect the terrible personal torments Monet suffered in the last dozen years of his life. -From publisher

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