Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm- Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Fee: $15
Take a fresh look at Van Gogh through the legacy of the greatest private collector of the Dutch artist’s work: Helene Kröller-Müller (1869-1939), one of the first to recognize the genius of Van Gogh. In the early 20th century, Kröller-Müller amassed nearly 300 of Van Gogh’s paintings and drawings now housed at her namesake museum in Holland.
Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm- Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Riley Center for the Arts Fee: $15
Take an immersive journey through the life, works and struggles of the Italian master Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio. Roberto Longhi, a Caravaggio expert, explores in the artist’s masterpieces the echo of personal experiences and the expression of the human state, both physical and emotional. These evocative moments – thanks to the use of light and cinematic techniques – allow viewers to go deep inside the mind and soul of Caravaggio, empathizing with his impulses and fears.