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Van Gogh: Still Lifes

Museum Barberini / Potsdam / Art

About a fifth of Vincent Van Gogh’s 800 or so paintings are still lifes. The first exhibition to focus exclusively on these works shows them to be both a means of experiment for the artist—studies that allowed flights of color and light—and a measure of outside influences, such as Impressionism and Japanese woodcuts. Van Gogh’s 10-year evolution as an artist, cut short by his premature death at 37, is alive within his still lifes, 20 of which are in this show. —J.V.

Van Gogh: Still Lifes was featured in the October 26, 2019 issue of Air Mail. Read on

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Museum Barberini Humboldtstraße 5-6, 14467 Potsdam, Germany
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