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Learn About the Artist Behind the Paintings
Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies is coming to cinemas nationwide in June. Image courtesy of Sharmill Films.
The Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands, which houses the second largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh artwork, outside of the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, has opened it's doors to filmmaker's giving international audiences an inside view of Vincent Van Gogh's artwork and sketches.
This film follows the hugely successful and Oscar nominated Loving Vincent which captivated art lovers worldwide, and broke multiple records with it's unique hand-painted animation.
One of Van Gogh's early sketches of a forger. Image courtesy of Sharmill Films.
Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies focuses on the transformation of Van Gogh's works from his early sketches of peasants and farmers; to his final paintings splashed with rich colours and vibrant brushstrokes.
As evident in 2017's Van Gogh and the Season's exhibition at the National Gallery Victoria, was his ability to recognise different cloud types and reproduce those, which drastically altered lighting, colour, and shadows in his artwork.
A sketch by Van Gogh of worshipers at church. Image courtesy of Sharmill Films.
Seeing Van Gogh's early sketches, hints at the figures and shapes that would later follow in his paintings, and for any budding artist, is an inspiration to see the transformation from dark, moody sketches, to bright, lively landscapes now adored by millions.
In his lifetime, Vincent Van Gogh also sent hundreds of letters to his brother Theo, which provides the foundation for knowing who Vincent was, and his obsessive passion for producing art.
Artwork by Vincent Van Gogh: Falling Leaves. Image courtesy of Sharmill Films.
As one of the pioneers in the 'Impressionist's' movement, Vincent Van Gogh helped move the art world into modern times and his paintings are amongst the most expensive, ever sold.
Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies will be screening at selected art-house cinemas nationwide from the 23rd June. Click here for a list of participating cinemas nationwide, or see below for links to session times.
An orchard by Vincent Van Gogh. Image courtesy of Sharmill Films.