Aperture Cinema - Winston Salem, NC | Van Gogh & Japan – JUN 8 & 9
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Van Gogh & Japan – JUN 8 & 9

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Van Gogh & Japan

Our last Exhibition on Screen for the season.

Saturday, June 8 @ 12:30pm and Sunday, June 9 @ 7:30pm

tickets coming soon

Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and then creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work a new and exciting direction. After leaving Paris for the south of France – to what he thought of as near to a kind of Japan as he could find – the productive and yet troubled years that followed must all be seen in the context of Van Gogh bending Japanese influences to his will and defining himself as a modern artist with clear Asian precursors. In this little known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today.

 

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN™ is the originator and pioneer of bringing exhibition-based art films to the cinema. Working with top international museums and galleries, EOS create films which offer a cinematic immersion into the world’s best-loved art, accompanied by insights from the world’s leading historians and arts critics. EXHIBITION ON SCREEN has extensive relationships with galleries around the world. Institutions such as the National Gallery (London), Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Tate, MoMA, Hermitage, National Gallery of Art (Washington DC), Royal Academy and many more have worked with us and are keen to make further collaborations.

a/perture cinema’s 2018-2019 participation has been generously underwritten by Eric Tomlinson.