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Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam: Virtual livestream Art Tour .

Hosted by a member of the Calgary Art & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 24 Jan 18:00 - 19:40

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Join me for an online/virtual tour of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Van Gogh Museum holds the world’s largest collection of Vincent van Gogh ’s paintings and drawings, plus works by many other artists including Monet, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec and more. We’ll discuss how the museum’s paintings and drawings compare and contrast with well-known items at other museums and the context of these works in Vincent’s life and legacy.
Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [March 30, Protected content 29, Protected content a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around Protected content paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. He was not commercially successful, and his death at 37 came after years of mental illness, depression and poverty.