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    • Sharing Van Gogh's Creative Process
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      Sharing Van Gogh's Creative Process

      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

    • dDIY #10: Make a Meal from Van Gogh’s Last Home
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      dDIY #10: Make a Meal from Van Gogh’s Last Home

      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

    • Gala Celebrates Becoming Van Gogh
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      Gala Celebrates Becoming Van Gogh

      This fall, The Museum Associates, and other museum patrons and sponsors gathered to celebrate the opening of Becoming Van Gogh, this year’s beacon exhibition. Membership at the Denver Art Museum has many benefits, and members become donors at The Museum Associates levels. This upper level membership offers participants the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the DAM while building a deeper relationship with the museum through special events with curators and access to one-of-a-kind exhibitions like Becoming Van Gogh. More

    • Slew of Van Gogh Activities at Final Untitled of 2012
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      Slew of Van Gogh Activities at Final Untitled of 2012

      The final Untitled of 2012 has arrived and we’re going out with a big one. Get your Untitled fix filled on October 26 before our annual two-month hiatus.

      During Untitled #52 (Written Off), we will be celebrating the new exhibition Becoming Van Gogh with a look at artists and ideas forgotten in their own time, the act of writing, and the art of text. More

    • Preparing the Galleries for Becoming Van Gogh
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      Preparing the Galleries for Becoming Van Gogh

      Vincent Van Gogh loved to experiment with his materials, creating works on paper, canvas, and pasteboard with paints, ink, chalk, and watercolor among many other media. While Van Gogh didn’t often draw on brown craft paper, the DAM team is using these templates as stand-ins for the real works. The paintings in the exhibition Becoming Van Gogh haven’t arrived yet, but we are preparing the galleries for their installation. Walls have been constructed and painted and the team gathered today to discuss the paintings’ placement in the gallery. More