Author(s): Nathalia Brodskaia
A MUST-HAVE FOR ALL MONET LOVERSIn approximately eight decades, Monet worked obsessively building one of the largest oeuvres of 18th c. painting. To the average museum-goer the paintings of Monet are now so familiar and so reassuring that it is easy to forget they enraged the critics and public. This lavishly illustrated set of 2 books contains over 400 of the best-loved paintings of one of the most remarkable and profoundly influential artists."Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment" - CLAUDE MONET
Gerry Souter earned his degree at the Art Institute of Chicago and then went on to do further studies in art at the University of Chicago. Himself an artist, Souter has exhibited his paintings and photographs at the Art Institute of Chicago, thePhoenix Art Museum and a number of other galleries. A professional author, he has written more than 20 books since 1997, with great success. His continuing studies in art history and architecture, the sharpness of his writing, and his visual experience add a dynamic aspect to the study of the lives of artists and the description of their works, keeping the reader captivated, page after page.