Vincent van Gogh, The Langlois Bridge, 1888, Brown ink over traces of black chalk, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Part of the series Van Gogh in LA

Vincent in Arles

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Exhausted by Paris, van Gogh headed south toward the sun-drenched landscape of Provence. His originality as a painter of portraits and flower still lifes became more pronounced. His work flourished, despite several severe breakdowns and hospitalizations.

In this series of lectures at the Hammer, art historian, curator, and museum director John Walsh examines paintings by Vincent van Gogh on display in museums throughout Los Angeles. Considering them in artistic and historical context, Walsh illuminates how the works exemplify the artist’s struggles and achievements.


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