Tag Archives: Vincent Van Gogh

Hawaii 2015: Japanese Woodblock Prints at the Honolulu Museum of Art

One of the five galleries that surround the Chinese Courtyard in the Honolulu Museum of Art is reserved for the ongoing display of 20 or so prints from the museum’s vast collection of Japanese woodblock prints. The exhibit we saw … Continue reading

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Hawaii 2015: Impressed with 19th and 20th Century Art at Honolulu Museum of Art

We visited the D’Orsay Museum in Paris last year and were mesmerized by the sheer quantity of impressionist, post-impressionst and neo-impressionist paintings on display as we walked down the monstrous hallways of the museum that was once a railway station. … Continue reading

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Vincent’s sister-in-law and the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent Van Gogh died on July 29, 1890 and his brother Theo died six months later. Theo’s wife Johanna then inherited Theo’s collection of more than 200 of Vincent’ s paintings, over 400 of his drawings,  and close to 700 … Continue reading

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