VAN GOGH AND THE AVANT-GARDE: THE MODERN LANDSCAPE is an exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago that showcases the evolution of landscape painting during the late 19th century. The exhibit features works by Vincent van Gogh along with five other avant-garde artists; Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Emile Bernard, and Charles Angrand, who experimented with new techniques and styles to depict the changing landscape of modern life. The collection includes over 75 paintings, drawings, and prints, offering a unique perspective on the impact of industrialization and urbanization on the artistic imagination. Visitors can explore the vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and expressive forms that defined this era of artistic innovation and creativity.
May 14–Sep 4, 2023
Image: The Restaurant Rispal at Asnières, 1887
Vincent van Gogh. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.10. Photo courtesy Nelson-Atkins Media Services, Jamison Miller