This free program inaugurates the exhibition Monet: The Late Years, devoted to the last decade of the painter’s career. No reservations are required. Priority admission reserved for Kimbell members who present a current membership card at least thirty minutes before the program begins. Seating is limited. Auditorium doors will open one hour prior to the commencement of the program.
Pavilion Auditorium; simulcast in Kahn Auditorium
Welcome and Introductions
Eric M. Lee, director, Kimbell Art Museum
George T. M. Shackelford, deputy director, Kimbell Art Museum
Poetry and Anguish: Monet’s Water Lilies
Robert Gordon, independent scholar, New York
The Art of Biography and the Biography of Art: Writing about Claude Monet
Ross King, author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, Woodstock, United Kingdom
Monet’s Grandes Décorations
Marine Kiesel, curator of paintings, Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Lecture programs and the opening symposium for Monet: The Late Years are supported by Dr. and Mrs. John L. Nugent.