The monumental projections of the Workshop Lights
there is soon a year, the former foundry of the rue Saint-Maur turned into a Workshop of Lights, a digital art center of 3300m2. After having experienced an incredible success with the masterpieces cloud of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, it was the turn of the complex Vincent Van Gogh to invade the walls. Thousand moving images projected at 360° thanks to the advanced technology AMIEX (Art & Music Immersive Experience), its 140 video projectors, lasers and its about fifty speakers. Result? A total immersion in the heart of the paintings by the master impressionist, breathtaking. You can touch the stars with the milky way of The starry Night , which extends up to the feet of the visitors. You walk around the table mythical The Chamber the yellow house in Arles. The yellow solar continues to consume the space with the famous series of seven paintings of sunflowers. In the midst of these gigantic plants, the viewer feels tiny. Antwerp, Arles, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Paris, and Auvers-sur-Oise… The innovative scheme unveiled by periods of his life as an artist, intense, caught in a whirlpool of anxieties which are infused with its impressive paintings. A second round of screening “Japan dream, images of the floating world” sheds light on the influences of the Rising Sun of this exalted. The most moving remains his signature registering on the walls to leave space for one of his many self-portraits. The size of the installation puts the visitor in closer detail during this unforgettable ride, sensory and visual inside of the paintings of the Dutch.
” READ ALSO – Van Gogh immersion digital Workshop Lights
“Van Gogh, The starry night,” and “Japan dream, images of the floating world”, The Workshop Lights. 38, rue Saint-Maur (Xi). From February 22 to December 31, 2019. Prices: 14,50€ (full), 11,50€ (reduced) and 9,50€ (young). Open Monday to Thursday, from 10h to 18h. Night Friday and Saturday until 22h and Sundays until 19h. During the week, closing of the box office at 16h, online purchase only. Weekend: purchase online only.
A captivating game of geocaching-The tourist office of Auvers-sur-Oise has launched a game around Van Gogh to cultivate in a fun way. 1996-98 AccuSoft Inc., All right
just a few kilometres from Paris, Auvers-sur-Oise has attracted Paul Cézanne, Jean-Baptiste Corot, Camille Pissarro and… Vincent Van Gogh. In may 1890, the artist was invited by Dr. Gachet to come take a therapy in the Val d’oise. The village, the atmosphere in the country and its extended fields to the delight of both the artist: “I am wholly absorbed in the plains, huge fields of wheat on a background of hills, large as a sea, yellow end, green end and soft, purple end of a plot of ground turned over and tilled, regularly dotted with green plants, potato, all under a sky with shades of blue, white, pink and purple purposes. I am in a state of mind of calm, almost too large, in a state of mind for painting it.” he wrote. In 71 days, he painted 70 paintings, including The Church of Auvers-sur-Oise, and the Wheat Field with Crows . On July 29, 1890, after 48 hours of agony a result of a gunshot in the abdomen, he died at the auberge Ravoux. Footprint of its history, the city continues to pursue his tribute to the artist. Apart from the places of worships immortalized by Van Gogh, we find a park with his statue, sculpted by Ossip Zadkine, the cemetery with his grave and that of his brother Theo and even a museum of absinthe. The city is also twinned with that of Zundert, the birthplace of the painter. The office of tourism has launched an original way to go on the footsteps of Van Gogh: a game giant through all of Auvers! Thanks to a route geocaching, “a treasure hunt of modern times”, in search of his lost picture. The quest starts in the park. At each step, a puzzle to solve unlocks an index to refer to the end of the questionnaire to reveal the GPS coordinates of the location of the hiding place. The Auberge Ravoux in the house-workshop of Daubigny, passing by the fields and the Feel of the Calpons, the story unfolds differently, with this game dynamic and lively.
Geocaching in Auvers-sur-Oise (95). Free. Accessible to all. Questionnaire to download directly on the website of the tourist office.
” READ ALSO – do you Know the Paris of Vincent Van Gogh?
A collection of works in Paris self-Portrait with bandaged ear (1889) Vincent Van Gogh/ The Courtauld Gallery
The Fondation Louis Vuitton (Xvi) reveals the challenging collection of impressionist patron of the arts English Samuel Courtauld. Until 17 June, 110 tables of exception that take place in the setting of the patronage of LVMH, thought by the architect Frank Gehry. Van Gogh found his friends Gauguin and Seurat, meets Manet, Cézanne and Renoir. Usually hung on the walls of the Courtauld Gallery (London), various works by the Dutch admire as wheat Field with cypresses or Women of Arles . The oil on canvas self-Portrait with bandaged ear (1889) radiates from the lot. This masterpiece is a result of the disaster episode where, in a stroke of madness, the man will slice the left ear with his razor. As in many self-portraits after this “accident”, the artist wears his blue hat of rabbit fur, his blue coat buttoned up and a bandage unequivocally. A poignant image.
The Collection of the Courtauld to the Foundation Louis Vuitton. 8, avenue du Mahatma Gandhi (the Sixteenth). Until 17 June 2019. Closed on Tuesday. Open Wednesday and Thursday from 11h to 20h. Friday, from 11h to 21h. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, from 10h to 20h. Rate of 5 to 16€. Family ticket: from 1 to 2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 18 years.
” READ ALSO – The collection of the Courtauld, a social vocation
The paintings of Auvers-sur-Oise, self-portraits and other acquisitions of the Musée d’orsay (Vii).
At Eternity”s Gate , the new biopic about the artist directed by Julian Schnabel, with Willem Dafoe, nominated for an academy award in the role of the painter, which has just been released on Netflix.