৯ Find ⩣ Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies ᫈ By Ross King ᑣ

৯ Find  ⩣ Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies  ᫈ By Ross King ᑣ ৯ Find ⩣ Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies ᫈ By Ross King ᑣ National BestsellerWinner of the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Literary Non fictionFinalist for the 2016 Hilary WestonWriters TrustPrizefor NonfictionLonglisted for the 2017BC National Award for Canadian NonfictionAn Observer UK Best Art BookA Boston Globe Best BookA National Post Best BookA Kirkus Reviews Best BookA CBC Best BookAn engaging and authoritative portrait of the aged artist and his travails The Monet who emerges from King s pages is a sympathetic and vivid character TheNewYorkTimes Book ReviewA well researched and in depth account Readers will come away with an enhanced understanding of Monet s art, about which King is insightful and articulate And when King animates the colorful politics of Monet s France, the book sparkles The Washington Post A fine, fluent book a careful unpicking of cherished art historical narratives The Guardian UK King, an exhaustive researcher and a pleasing writer, has produced a perceptive chronicle of war and friendship, shifting tastes and lasting artand of the painted reflections of a pond that became a mirror Associated PressMr King s portrait of Monetas driven, largely generous, sometimes petulant, never quite cruelis finely balanced Mr King s first rate The Judgment of Paris The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionismcentered on youth and aesthetic revolt Mad Enchantment, by contrast, celebrates the twilit culmination of the Impressionist movement Taken together, they are satisfying and informative bookends TheWall Street JournalKing consummately meshes biography with art history as he turns the creation of one resounding masterpiece into a portal onto the artist s life.Never before has the full drama and significance of Monet s magnificent Water Lilies been conveyed with such knowledge and perception, empathy and wonder Booklist, starred review King is ever the brilliant docent murmuring the right, telling details and critical backstories in our ear as we move through space and time He ultimately brings the man and his work into perfect focus while increasing his audience s interest in both all the This work is essential Library Journal, starred reviewKing elegantly reveals the soul of a great artist, the last Impressionist standing at the end of one of historys most remarkable art movements Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewCanadian art historian and two time Governor General s Literary Award winner Ross King turns his finely honed gaze to Monet s greatest accomplishment providing much historical context and just enough art history to render Monet s story accessible to those with little familiarity with the master beyond recognizing some of his better known paintings Quill QuireThis book, subtitled Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, deserves a place of pride besideMargaret MacMillan s Paris 1919for its engrossing depiction of the Great War era With impressive deft, King weaves into his narrative the story of the rise, fall, then rise again of Impressionism s reputation, as well as the fate of the Orangerie, the final resting place of Monet sGrande Dcorationin Paris Maclean sThe fascination of this lively and entertaining book lies as much in its portrait of first world war France as it does in its depiction of Giverny King does full justice to the artist s evolution from the pure light of his earlier poplars and wheat stacks to the brooding, unsettling Monet who became a forerunner of Abstract Expressionism but it is in the period detail and character portraits that Mad Enchantment really comes to life The Spectator UK In this enlightening look at Monet s most famous works, King not only illuminates their beauty but examines the harsh realities during which they were created, from the artist s excruciating eye troubles to the devastation of war The Boston GlobeAn exhaustive researcher and a pleasing writer, King has produced a perceptive chronicle of war and friendship, shifting tastes and lasting art Miami HeraldReaders interested in the bustling Paris art world of the early 20th century will savour King s glance back not only at a lost time, but at an extraordinary friendship But the book, a well written and meticulously researched account, a labour of love which never seems tedious, should also be of interest to the general reader The London Free PressBiographer Ross King once again puts a human face on the historical narrative of an artistic triumph Monet described himself as at war with nature and time, and Mad Enchantment captures that war with page turning intensity Christian Science MonitorEngrossinghistory This scholarly story of Monet s greatest project is told withtremendous humourand is filled withfascinating insights History TodayROSS KING is the highly praised author of The Judgment of Paris, Brunelleschi s Dome, Michelangelo and the Pope s Ceiling, Defiant Spirits The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Sevenand Leonardo and the Last Supper He has twice won the Governor General s Award for Non Fiction for The Judgment of Parisand Leonardo and the Last Supper Born and raised in Canada, he holds degrees from the University of Regina, York University in Toronto and University College, London He now lives near Oxford, England. 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    • Hardcover
    • 416 pages
    • Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies
    • Ross King
    • English
    • 2016-05-09T09:57+02:00