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Author Monet, Claude, 1840-1926, artist.

Title Claude Monet : the truth of nature / edited by Angelica Daneo, Christoph Heinrich, Michael Philipp and Ortrud Westheider ; with contributions by Angelica Daneo [and 8 others].

Publication Info. Munich ; London ; New York : Prestel, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.4 Monet,C MON    Available
Description 279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Denver Art Museum, October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020 and at the Museum Barberini, February 22, 2020-June 1, 2020. Co-organized by the Denver Art Museum and the Museum Barberini, Potsdam.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-275).
Summary "Capturing fleeting natural impressions played a central role in the art of Claude Monet. He deeply engaged with the landscape and light of different places, from the metropolis of Paris to the Seine villages of Argenteuil and Giverny. This lavishly illustrated volume explores the development of Monet's art from the 1850s to the 1920s, focusing on the places, both at home and on his frequent travel, from which he drew inspiration for his painting. In addition, the book traces the critical shift in Monet's art that occurred when he began to focus on series of the same subjects such as haystacks, poplars, and the water lilies and pond at his meticulously designed garden in Giverny." --Provided by publisher.
Contents Entering the fray : Monet's sense of place in the 1860s / Paul Hayes Tucker -- Sur le motif : Monet, impressionism, and the practice of painting in nature / Daniel Zamani -- Monet as draftsman : from drawings to inner images / Marianne Mathieu -- "These palm trees are driving me crazy" : Monet, the south, and the intentional motif / Angelica Daneo -- Painter of modern life : Monet and the city / George T. M. Shackelford -- Monet and other people's places : travel, tourism, and competition / Richard Thomson -- Monet, Bergson, and Proust : observations on place, displacement, and poetry / James H. Rubin.
Subject Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- Exhibitions.
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Place (Philosophy) in art -- Exhibitions.
Nature in art -- Exhibitions.
Impressionism (Art) -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Impressionism (Art) -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Daneo, Angelica, editor.
Heinrich, Christoph, editor.
Philipp, Michael, 1962- editor.
Westheider, Ortrud, editor.
Denver Art Museum, host institution, organizer.
Museum Barberini (Potsdam, Germany), host institution, organizer.
Added Title Truth of nature
ISBN 3791358707

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