An in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists, Becoming Van Gogh examines critical steps in his artistic evolution through more than 70 paintings and drawings by Van Gogh, along with works by artists to whom he responded such as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Camille Pissarro. Becoming Van Gogh brings together loans from more than 60 public and private collections throughout Europe and North America to tell the story of a number of key formative periods throughout the artist’s career. Denver is the only venue for this exhibition.
A special dated and timed ticket will be required.
In conceiving the narrative for Becoming Van Gogh, one of the Denver Art Museum's main goals was for visitors to connect with Vincent van Gogh personally, as someone struggling to be an artist. More
The visibility and buzz this show has brought to the DAM as a whole is unprecedented. Here is a list of Becoming Van Gogh video, slideshow, and preparation highlights, in no particular order: More
In preparing for our exhibition Becoming Van Gogh, we came across the book Van Gogh’s Table, which shares the history and the recipes of the Auberge Ravoux.
Below (and in this PDF) are two recipes we sampled from the book, with our own notes—about our triumphs and our tears—added in. For dDIY #10, your mission is to make a meal from Van Gogh’s last home. Channel the spirit of Van Gogh with a serving a soup and soufflé! More
January 17, 2013, update: The catalog is now sold out. Thank you for your tremendous interest! —DAM More