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  • Monday, August 19, 2019
  • 1:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
  • Monday, August 26, 2019
  • 3:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
  • Barrington Town Hall Conference Room


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PAINTERS AND THEIR PAINTINGS In this course we will discuss books about certain painters and one of their original creations: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline about Andrew Wyeth and the painting Christina’s World and Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland about PierreAuguste Renoir and his difficulty with the painting by that name. We will also discuss The Marriage of Opposites by A. Hoffman about the family of Camille Pizzarro; The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro; Georgia about painter Georgia O’Keeffe. Two 2-hour sessions. FEE: $48 Members/ $58 Non-Members Monday, August 19 & 26, 1:00-3:00PM BLC Conference Room, Barrington Town Hall

Donna Bruno returns this summer to present an intriguing mix of opportunities to discover books which may have escaped your attention. It is not necessary to have read the books in advance, as the purpose of these lectures is to whet the appetite to explore these writings. However, if you have read one or more of the titles in each course, you are most welcome to attend.  BOOK LOOK with Donna Bruno Donna Bruno is a book reviewer for East Bay Newspapers and the John Knox Village Gazette in Pompano Beach, FL. She is the author of Books That Transport to Other Places and What No Child Should See, which has just been accepted at the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, which is asking permission to transfer it electronically for further dissemination. It was reviewed in the April issue of the magazine of the National League of Pen Women, the oldest organization of women in the arts and has included such writers as Edith Wharton, Eudora Welty, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Helen K

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Town of Barrington
283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
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