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Views of Étretat the Subject of May 30 Talk

For Immediate Release

May 25, 2001

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA, (May 24, 2001) - The famous cliffs of Étretat will be the subject of the final session in the Clark Art Institute's mini-course "Looking Twice, Seeing Double" on Wednesday, May 30, at 3:30 p.m. Curator of education Michael Cassin will compare views of Étretat by Italian artist Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) and French Impressionist artist Claude Monet (1840-1926). The slide talk will be followed by time to view the paintings in the galleries. Cost for the session is $6 ($5 for members). The talk is open to the public; pre-registration is suggested. To register, call the education department at 413-458-2303, extension 363.

Cassin will offer another mini-course, "Making a Good Impression - a Short History of Printmaking Techniques," in the fall.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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