Eric Karpeles, author, Paintings in Proust

Celebrate the centenary of the publication of Swann’s Way, the first volume of Proust’s great masterwork, with painter and writer Eric Karpeles as he highlights the novelist’s pioneering use of paintings to develop character and define an aesthetic universe. View some of the paintings so beautifully described by Proust in the 3,000-page novel. Familiarity with the book is not necessary!

Book signing with Eric Karpeles follows.

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Afternoon with Proust

The Art in Proust

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
$15MFA members, seniors, and students
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