VINCENT van GOGH exhibit | US

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.

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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.

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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.

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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