Exhibitions Worldwide of Vincent Van Gogh Artworks 2019 -2020

Van Gogh Fans – Below is a comprehensive list of worldwide art exhibitions where you will be able to see Vincent Van Gogh‘s artworks in 2019 and 2020.

“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul”
Quote: Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh artworks – Sunflowers

Impressionism—Light and Memory: Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso

Museum: Hiroshima Museum of Art , Japan
Dates: 10 August 2019 until 27 October, 2019

This exhibition has chosen to focus on 73 paintings from the Pola Art Museum & the Hiroshima Art Museum. The paintings will center around the Barbizon painters, the French Impressionists and post-impressionists, including Van Gogh.

Van Gogh Landscape [Public Domain]

Carrieres de Lumieres in Provence & Atelier des Lumières in Paris

Atelier des Lumières in Paris  & Carrieres de Lumieres in Les Baux, Provence are the two venues for the stunning digital-multimedia, art-themed Sound & Light exhibitions.  In each venue, there are over 100 projectors and a spatial sound system. The overall effect is a recreation of moving Vincent Van Gogh’s famous artworks screened onto 10 meters high walls, ceilings and floors!

Carrieres de Lumieres - Van Gogh Sound & Light Show
Carrieres de Lumieres – Van Gogh Sound & Light Show / Photo by Gilles Couteau (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Van Gogh, Starry Night & Dreamed Japan, Images of a Floating World – Ukiyo-e

Venue: Carrieres de Lumieres at Les Baux-de-Provence
Dates: Until December 5, 2020

The incredible Sound & Light show is set inside the mountain of an unused limestone quarry. The venue and surrounding are simply stunning.  This attraction is very popular! I highly recommend that you book tickets in advance.  Press here for details.

Van Gogh Starry Night – Paris

Venue: Atelier Des Lumieres in Paris
Dates: Until 31 December, 2019 The Sound & Light show is set inside an unused former warehouse. The exhibition is stunning and very popular! I highly recommend that you book tickets in advance.  Press here for details.

Van Gogh Starry Night – Atelier Des Lumieres Paris

Van Gogh’s Inner Circle: Friends, Family, Models

Museum: Noordbrabants Museum , Netherlands
Dates: 21 September 2019 until 12 January, 2020

This exhibition will provide an insight to some of the significant people in Van Gogh’s personal & work life. It will highlight the often complicated relationships he had with family, friends, models & other painters. The exhibition will showcase some famous Van Gogh artworks on loan from some major international art museums & some drawings, poetry and letters.

Van Gogh and His Inspirations

Museum: Columbia Museum of Art , USA
Dates: 4 October 2019 until 12 January, 2020

This Van Gogh Exhibition focuses on 12 very famous Vincent van Gogh artworks, including a painting of poppy fields, a peasant woman weaving & one of his iconic self-portraits. These artworks will be showcased together with the earlier painters who influenced Van Gogh’s style – the Barbizon School painters & the Impressionists. 

Van Gogh and Germany

Museum: Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Dates: 23 October 2019 until 16 February, 20210

This exhibition will showcase around 50 Van Gogh paintings & a few of his drawings. Most of these artworks belonged to German art collectors. The exhibition will also show the influence of Van Gogh’s paintings on early 20th century German artists. Their paintings will be shown as well.

Van Gogh: Still Lifes

Museum: Museum Barberini , Potsdam, Germany
Dates: 26 October 2019 until 2 February, 2020

This exhibition will focus on Vincent Van Gogh’s Still Life paintings. These painting are on loan from other international art museums but mainly from the Dutch Van Gogh and Kröller-Müller museums.

Impressionism & Beyond: Master Paintings from the Yoshino Gypsum Collection

Museum: Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum
Dates: 30 October, 2019 until 20 January 2020

This exhibition will select 72 artworks from the Yoshino Gypsum Collection. The aim is to present the evolution of modern Western art history. It will start with the painters from the Barbizon school to the Impressionists and hen to the Post-Impressionists.

The manufacturing company, Yoshino Gypsum Co., Ltd, began collecting art in the 1970s. The company then established the Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation in 2008. The collection includes famous artworks by Millet, Degas Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Chagall, and others.

Van Gogh & America

Museum: Detroit Institute of Arts, USA
Dates: 21 June, 2020 until 27 September 2020

The curator of this exhibition plans to loan around 40 Van Gogh paintings and drawings. The exhibition will also examine the influence of Van Gogh’s paintings on American popular culture.

Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh & His Sources

Museum: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA
Dates: 11 October 2020 until 3 January 2021

Museum: Columbus Museum of Art, USA
Name of Exhibition: Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh & His Sources
Dates: From 5 February 2021 until 2 May 2021

The aim of this exhibition is to show the connection between Van Gogh’s artworks & his predecessors, the Barbizon and impressionism painters of the 19th century.

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