Cummer Nassau: In Search of Identity and Purpose: From Struggles in Holland to Revelations in Paris
October 4, 2022
The Works and Life of Vincent Van Gogh: Tribulations and Triumph
Three-Part Lecture Series by Dr. Debra Murphy, UNF Art History Professor
Hosted by Cummer Nassau, an Affinity Group of the Cummer Museum*
Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
1430 Park Avenue
These lectures will consider Van Gogh’s biography, major works, significant influences on his artistic development (Japanese prints and the Impressionists, for example), and the greater context surrounding his life, including important individuals such as his brother Theo, and the contemporary artist, Paul Gauguin.
Lecture 1 – October 4, 2PM
In Search of Identity and Purpose: From Struggles in Holland to Revelations in Paris
This lecture traces the artist’s unsuccessful forays into art dealing and the ministry, his early creations, such as The Potato Eaters, and his move to Paris, which transforms his work.
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Non-members: $10 per lecture, $25 for series
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*Cummer Amelia is now Cummer Nassau.