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'Vincent was here' in Vincent Van Gogh Huis Zundert

2 February 2020

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  • A new exhibition ‘Vincent was here’ is on view in Vincent van Goghs birth place Zundert, close to the Belgian border.

    VINCENT WAS HERE - Karin Borghouts
    together with the photo exhibition ‘No photos from Van Gogh’ by Hans de Kort

    Opening on Sunday 16 February 2020, 15:00 by Teio Meedendorp, senior researcher Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

    Vincent van GoghHuis
    Markt 26-27
    NL-4881 CN Zundert
    The Netherlands
    Open: Wed, Thu, Fr 10:00-17:00 Sat, Sun 12:00-17:00

    16 February - 14 June 2020
    The exhibitions are prolonged until Sunday August 16, 2020. Finissage 16/8.

    Book and special edition are available in the Van Gogh shop.

    Karin Borghouts became fascinated by Van Gogh after photographing a reproduction of one of his paintings in her parents burned-out home. This marked the beginning of a long journey in Van Gogh’s footsteps. The obvious starting place was his birthplace, Zundert, where she photographed the church and landscapes, as well as making an extensive series of photos of Vincent’s godmothers’ house that is facing demolition. Her travels took her onwards to the Borinage, Nuenen, Paris, Arles, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and Auvers-sur-Oise. She supplemented the images of these places with photographic interpretations of his still lives. They are collected in the publication ‘Vincent was here’. This book, an attractive follow-up to the earlier publications by Emmy Andriesse (1953) and Paul Huf (1990), is a work of art in itself. A special edition will be on offer at the exhibition with a signed print by Borghouts.

    Lees hier het interview in Kunstletters

    Lees hier artikel Brabants Dagblad BN De Stem