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Monet: The Artist & His World
Step into the world of Claude Monet in this four-session course, an exploration of the artist and the dynamic era in which he lived and worked. Learn about the many places he painted–from his lush garden in Giverny to the snowy landscape of Norway, and discover why Monet (and many of his contemporaries) found such inspiration in nature. Reacquaint yourself with the Monet that you already know, and walk away with new perspectives on this beloved Impressionist master.Learn More
Through the eye, Claude Monet's art appeals directly to bodily senses, causing his viewer to experience far more than merely seeing. More
In session two of a four-part course, travel to 19th-century Paris, delving into Monet’s representation of the city’s green spaces as well as nearby suburban spaces of outdoor leisure. More
In session three of a four-part course, chart Monet’s travels through Europe during an era of increasing tourism, and discover the ways in which he made the views he encountered his own. More
In this final session of a four-part course, discover how Monet became synonymous with Impressionism, and learn about the forces that established his reputation during his lifetime and beyond. More