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PWP Book Club Discussion
October 11, 2023 5:00pm-6:15pm
Instructor/Leader: Irene Wolpert
Registration Closed

This is an online, member-only meeting. A Zoom link will be sent to everyone who RSVPs.

Please sign up to attend only if you've read or attempted to read the book.

5:00 - Social interaction

5:15 – Book discussion begins

From Inside the Front Cover: “Weschler’s portrait of Hockney is intimate, playful, and intellectually provocative. Beginning with an essay on Hockney’s complex and ravishing photo collages, Weschler chronicles the artist’s protean production and speculations: his scenic designs for opera, his homemade xerographic prints, his exploration of physics and its relation to Chinese landscape painting, his gripping investigation of the possibility that the old masters deployed optical devices – cameras – in their painting, his taking up of watercolor, and then, in what may be his most sumptuously productive phase yet, his spectacular return to oil painting, about 2004, with a series of vivid landscapes of the East Yorkshire countryside of his youth. These conversations provide an astonishing record of what has been Hockney’s grand endeavor, nothing less than an extended exploration of ‘the structure of seeing’ itself.”

RSVP by 12 noon EST on October 9th.