It will undoubtedly be an amazing experience.
Visit a ground-breaking show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art that highlights the famous trees painted by Vincent Van Gogh. The show, titled “Van Gogh’s Cypresses,” focuses on the magnificent trees that have come to represent the legacy of the Dutch painter. As they take front stage in this extraordinary exhibition, be ready to be transported into the bright landscapes immortalised in Van Gogh’s famous works like, Wheat Field with Cypresses and The Starry Night.
Van Gogh’s intense infatuation with the imposing cypress trees that studded the South of France is revealed in the exhibition. Van Gogh’s imagination was sparked by their ethereal presence throughout the course of two transformational years. From his experiences with these trees in Arles, to his stay at the institution in Saint-Rémy. A thorough examination of Van Gogh’s artistic development and his tenacious quest to capture the spirit of these intriguing trees is provided by almost 40 carefully chosen works, including paintings, sketches, and illustrated letters.
Van Gogh’s well-known works are presented with rarely encountered drawings and correspondence in an amazing juxtaposition that illuminates the details of their development and reveals the unseen stories that influenced their conception. Viewers are given a special and intimate look into Van Gogh’s creative process by learning the narrative of these famous works of art, which helps them appreciate his incredible genius and the limitless emotions captured in his brushstrokes. The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host “Van Gogh’s Cypresses” from now till August 27, 2023.