Monthly Archives:: November 2011

Monet’s Eyesight – And Our Blind Faith?

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In his late seventies, and nearly blind with severe cataracts, was Monet ‘experimenting’, painting ‘modernist abstractions’? Many have long claimed just that from his late broad brushstrokes,  lack of detail and highlights, and dark, muddy colors. Others see a darkened vision of advancing age, which is true; except it was quite real, not entirely psychological. Read More »

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