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Public Scholars Project
Go, van Gogh!
September 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM | Shrewsbury, NJ | Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
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.
Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
1001 Route 35