Vincent Van Gogh is a controversial artist and an even more controversial person, leaving behind more questions than answers. At the webinar, you will receive the key to understanding the main works of Van Gogh and his dramatic fate. You will understand the transformation of the master's style, learn unexpected facts from his biography and understand why "everyone has their own Van Gogh." Online excursion Duration 1.5 hours Children Allowed with children Rating 4.95 on 37 reviews € 7 per person
What will you learn
- When, why and how Van Gogh came up with the idea to devote himself to art. Let's talk about the artist's family, his dream of becoming a preacher, and how painting changed his life.
- Let's take a closer look at the key works of Van Gogh. You will learn to distinguish between the periods of his work, be amazed at the transformation of style and palette: from the bleak paintings of Holland to the unrestrained colors of France.
- Let's dispel some myths: let's talk about friendship and love in Vincent's life and discuss why he painted so many self-portraits.
- Let us find out why Van Gogh cut off his ear, and see if it is possible to bring art to the world from an insane asylum.
- Let's talk about the fate of the paintings after the death of the master: after all, we might never have heard the name of Vincent Van Gogh, if not for the infinite faith in him by his brother Theo.
In 1.5 hours you will get to know Vincent Van Gogh as an artist, brother, friend and a complex, extraordinary personality, ahead of his time. You can also plan the perfect route through the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and understand what can be in common between worn out shoes, faded flowers and wrinkles on the face.
How the online tour goes
- This is a live online tour, not a video recording. The guide will conduct it from his home in a webinar format. You can lie on the couch, drink tea or wine, and even do household chores:)
- The webinar will be hosted by Anna, one of our team's guides, philologist, museum expert and connoisseur of Van Gogh's work
- The meeting takes place in the free Zoom program. It's very simple, you can participate from your computer, phone or tablet.
- The starting time of the excursion is indicated in Moscow. The link to order will be available on the ticket after payment. Also, 1 hour before the start of the tour, we will send you a reminder by mail.
- After the tour, we will send you additional materials so that you can immerse yourself in the topic: presentation, list of books, websites and films
€ 10 discount on any team excursion
In addition, you will receive a one-time € 10 discount on any of our offline excursions (valid indefinitely). We will be glad to meet you on the streets of Amsterdam!
The excursion starts at the screen:) in the Zoom program. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.