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Public Scholars Project

Go, van Gogh!

November 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM | West Caldwell, NJ | West Caldwell Public Library
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.
Art Historian
Venue
West Caldwell Public Library
30 Clinton Rd
West Caldwell, NJ
07006-6704