13. The Texture of Wartime Monet
Madame, you are standing too close to the paintings.
On my last day in Paris before this trip to the American Southwest, on the brink of a war in Europe, I decided to go visit Monet’s water lilies at the Musée de l’Orangerie. I hadn’t been to see them in a few years, since 2018 or 2019 maybe, some time before the pandemic. I like th…
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