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Claude Monet. The Studio Boat (detail), 1876. BF730. Public Domain.

$220; members $198
(4 classes)

About the Class

Update: This class has been postponed. Students will receive updates soon via email.

Is it possible to paint time? Claude Monet offered many answers to this question—from his impressionist scenes of accelerated modern life to his ethereal depictions of seemingly suspended water lilies. Consider Monet’s dynamic relationship with temporality—how his career unfolded amid shifting cultural perceptions of time and how he portrayed these various modes, engaging industrial speed, natural rhythms, and many tempos in between.

Capacity: 75

Miriam Stanton

A PhD candidate and Sachs Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, Stanton received her MA in art history from Williams College. She has lectured at the Barnes, held curatorial positions at the Williams College Museum of Art and the Nevada Museum of Art, and recently completed a fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her dissertation explores the aesthetics of suspension and gravitational disruption in modern art.