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  • A separate room also has displays about the artist's process, among them detailed cross sections of the panels that show the layers of paint Monet added over the years, changing the painting from its original to its current state.

    Monet's 'Water Lilies' at KC museum →

  • In the "Water Lily" series, Monet said he wanted to create "an asylum of peaceful meditation in the midst of a flowered aquarium."

    Monet's 'Water Lilies' at KC museum →

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