ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
After Berlin, Milan, Florence, Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Seoul, Singapore and Warsaw, it’s time for Krakow – a city closely associated with art and culture. The long awaited Van Gogh Alive – The Experience is open for viewers since 20thof August at The Old Train Station in Krakow.
Venture into an exciting new world; forego all preconceived ideas of traditional museum visits, dispel all notions of tiptoeing through silent art galleries to view masterpieces from afar, change how you engage with art. Stimulate your senses and challenge your beliefs in a completely unique, stimulating van Gogh exhibition experience. Be prepared for a vibrant symphony of light, colour and sound, combined and amplified to create what visitors are calling an unforgettable multi-sensory experience.
In an instant, Van Gogh Alive – The Experience transports visitors to another time and place, immersing them in the artist’s world. Adults and children alike, wander throughout the space, exploring nooks and crannies and engaging with the experience in a manner that transcends traditional installations.
Explore the work and life experiences of this prolific artist during the period 1880 to 1890. Interpret his thoughts, feelings and state of mind during his time in Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, the locations where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. See these works in hyper-fine detail, with special attention paid to key features, allowing you time to study colour and technique. Photographs and video have also been augmented with van Gogh’s works to demonstrate his sources of inspiration.
Synchronized to a powerful classical score, more than 3,000 van Gogh images at enormous scale create a thrilling display that fills giant screens, walls, columns, ceilings and even the floor – immersing you entirely in the vibrant colours and vivid details that constitute van Gogh’s unique style.
This exhibition redefines a traditional museum experience,
displaying van Gogh’s masterpieces in larger-than-life proportions…
Visitors can expect to be astonished and drawn into the splendor of this experience.
Catherine Wilson Horne, President & CEO, Discovery Place, Inc