for the ART of it: VINCENT WILLEM VAN GOGH exhibit at its only U.S. venue, Van Gogh Up Close is on view PHILADELPHIA museum of art FEB 1 to MAY 6 2012. presenting some of the artist’s most daring and innovative works that have never been seen together that altered the course of modern painting.
The exhibition features 45 still lifes and landscapes van Gogh made in Paris, Arles, Saint-Rémy, and Auvers that concentrate on “close-ups” of flowers, trees, open fields, forest interiors, andcountryside vistas. brigitte segura | FDM loves : fashion + lifestyle in LUXchic..
IMAGE 8: [above] Undergrowth with Two Figures, 1890. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. Oil on canvas, Cincinnati Art Museum, Bequest of Mary E. Johnston.
IMAGE 5: Almond Blossom, 1890. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. Oil on canvas, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.
Among Van Gogh’s significant loans from major museums and private collections in Europe, North America, and Japan are a stunning range of masterworks such as Almond Blossom, Sunflowers, Iris, Sheaves of Wheat, and Vineyard at Auvers.
IMAGE 2: Sunflowers, 1887. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. Oil on canvas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund
IMAGE 7: Wheatfield, 1888. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. Oil on canvas, Honolulu Academy of Arts. Gift of Mrs. Richard A. Cooke and Family in memory of Richard A. Cooke.
IMAGE 11: Iris, 1889. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. Oil on thinned cardboard, mounted on canvas, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
IMAGE 9: A Pair of Shoes, 1887. Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch, 1853 ‑ 1890. oil on canvas, The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection.
This exhibition is made possible by GlaxoSmithKline and Sun Life Financial and supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. have a cultured week end: PHILA museum of art
is only a couple of hours from nyc. PMA is located at 26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130 more info at philamuseum.org, all images courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art