Vincent van Gogh

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Becoming Van Gogh: Denver Art Museum, October 21, 2012 – January 20, 2013

(Denver, Colo.) – Becoming Van Gogh, an in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional  path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists, will be on view at the Denver Art Museum  (DAM) from October 21, 2012, through January 20, 2013. The exhibition examines critical steps in the largely self-taught artist’s evolution through more than … Continue reading

Van Gogh’s “Portrait of a Peasant” On View In New York After 40 Years

[www.frick.org]  This fall The Frick Collection will present Vincent van Gogh‘s Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier). The painting has not left its home institution, the Norton Simon Museum, in Pasadena, CA, in nearly forty years, making this a particularly rare and exciting viewing opportunity for East Coast audiences. This modern masterpiece will be shown in the … Continue reading

New Van Gogh Discovered, and It was There All the Time!

In a letter Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo in 1886, he describes a work-in-progress depicting two half-nude male wrestlers. No such painting was known to exist — until now. The lost wrestlers have been discovered underneath the painting of a Van Gogh still life acquired in 1974 by the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Holland. Thought … Continue reading