Claude Monet's Water Lilies

SAT, JUN 6, 2009 (50:41)

Dr. David Brenneman, director of collections and exhibitions and Frances B. Bunzl, family curator of European Art, explores the impact of Claude Monet’s Water Lilies on the history of modern art. The focus of Monet’s last 25 years, the Water Lilies represents his largest body of work from his famed garden in Giverny. Though now known as Impressionist masterpieces, this series is also cited as one of the first forays into Abstract Expressionism.

+ BIO: David Brenneman

David Brenneman was appointed director of collections and exhibitions in 2006, in addition to his role as the Frances B. Bunzl Family curator of european art, which he assumed in 1995. He also has been the managing curator of the Louvre Atlanta exhibit.

High Museum of Art
French Culture Series
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