For Monet, the act of creation was always a painful struggle. His obsession to express emotions and to transmit light effects over nature was much more intense than his contemporaries. In his words: “Skills come and go... Art is always the same: a transposition of Nature that requests as much will as sensitivity. I strive and struggle against the sun...should as well paint with gold and precious stones.”
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Nathalia Brodskaia is a curator at the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. She has published monographs on Rousseau, Renoir, Derain, Vlaminck, and Van Dongen, as well as many books on the Fauves and Naive Art. She is currently working on a study of French painters at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Grange Books PLC, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111840135670