The Van Gogh Foundation in Arles Reopens its Doors

After three years of renovations, the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation in Arles reopened its doors to the public on April 7, 2014. For the occasion, the establishment presents until August 31 the inaugural exhibition “Van Gogh Live!”
By Justine Fiordelli

A exceptional place of exchange set up in 1983 by Yolande Clergue around the connection between Vincent Van Gogh and city of Arles, the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation today brings together different works by the artist in the former Bank of France building. And over the summer months, it is hosting an inaugural exhibition entitled “Van Gogh Live!”, where the public is invited to discover a dozen works by this artist, who lived in Arles between March 30, 1853 and July 29, 1890.

On the program, you will discover the famous "Yellow House" oil painting reputed to be by Van Gogh dated September 1888 and representing the house in which he lived during his time in Arles, as well as other important works. Since its launch in mid-April, the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation’s inaugural exhibition has already attracted more than 50,000 people. Such promising figures make you want to come and discover the event. Art lovers, don’t miss the “Van Gogh Live!” show, it’s an incredible opportunity to discover the work of the artist and his evolution over time.

“Van Gogh Live!” Exhibition
Until August 31, 2014
Fondation Vincent Van Gogh
35 rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200 Arles
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 93 08 08
www.fondation-vincentvangogh-arles.org
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh

The Yellow House ('The street'), 1888
Oil on canvas, 72 x 91.5 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

DR, Fondation Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh

Self Portrait with Pipe and Straw Hat, 1887
41.9 x 30.1 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

DR, Fondation Van Gogh

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