Many visitors strolling around the National Gallery savour the washed evening light, pinkly flowering across the still water in Monet’s masterpiece Water Lilies in Setting Sun. Some linger just a bit longer…and unleash something deeper from that pond. A sense of regret…

Read the new article published in The Philosopher’s Magazine by Dr. Vanessa Brassey, Lecturer in Philosophy at KCL and Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Art (CPA): https://www.philosophersmag.com/essays/265-how-do-monet-s-water-lillies-convey-regret

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[Image: Water Lilies, Setting Sun, Claude Monet © The National Gallery, London]