Public Scholars Project
Go, van Gogh!
July 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM | Mahwah, NJ | The Valley Health and Wellness Center
At one point, Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother that since he had no children, he viewed his paintings as his progeny. A painter and pastor, van Gogh produced more than 2,000 “brilliant children.” In this session, dozens of his works of art, with a focus on pieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will be explored. An overview of his life experiences and how it influenced his art will lead to a lively discussion, which will include talking about the differences between experiencing original artwork and reproductions.
Michael Norris, Ph.D.
The Valley Health and Wellness Center
1400 Macarthur Blvd