Events

Vincent van Gogh: A new way of seeing

Summary

Screening of award-winning documentary Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing directed by David Bickerstaff

Start Date

9th Feb 2019 1:30pm

Venue

State Cinema, 375 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

E. Art.Forum@utas.edu.au; T. 6226 4300

Painting by Vincent van Gogh

Image credit: Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat, 1887

School of Creative Arts and Media and the State Cinema

join for a special presentation of

Van Gogh's Grasshopper

Perhaps more than any other artist, Van Gogh’s life has long captured the imagination of storytellers. Delving deep into his fascinating and sometimes deeply troubled world comes this definitive, award-winning documentary Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing directed by David Bickerstaff.

Following the screening, Chris Arneaud-Clarke from the University of Tasmania’s School of Creative Arts and Media, will offer a slightly different take on the question of what we look for in art. This special presentation will consider the Van Gogh painting, Olive Trees (1889), which achieved renewed fame in 2017 when conservators found a long-dead grasshopper embedded in its swirls of paint.

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Held in conjunction with State Cinema

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