Sunday, June 10, 2012
Vincent Comes to Canada
Van Gogh: Up Close
25 May 2012 - 03 Sep 2012
SPECIAL EXHIBITION GALLERIES
Discover the true nature of Van Gogh this summer at the National Gallery of Canada, the only Canadian venue for this unique exhibition.
Van Gogh: Up Close is the first major exhibition in Canada in over 25 years of works by this famous Dutch artist. It brings together more than 40 of Van Gogh’s paintings from private and public collections around the world, as well as a selection of Japanese woodblock prints, nineteenth-century photographs, and works on paper from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries.
This exhibition explores Van Gogh’s love for nature and his gift for representing the world around him, from landscapes down to the smallest blade of grass.
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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