Monet’s Water Lilies
Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
Ann Temkin, The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, and organizer of Monet’s Water Lilies, gives a lecture on this special installation, which brings together the full group of Claude Monet’s late paintings in the collection, along with a few closely related paintings on loan from other collections. She also discusses MoMA’s role in helping to bolster the reputation of the Water Lilies in the 1950s and how contemporary taste can alter the reception of historical works of art.
In conjunction with the exhibition Monet's Water Lilies
Tickets ($10; members $8; students, seniors, and staff of other museums $5) can be purchased online or at the lobby information desk and the film desk.