Kröller-Müller shows Van Gogh in Milan
Today, 17 October, the exhibition Van Gogh. L’uomo e la terra opens in Palazzo Reale in Milan. Almost forty paintings and drawings by Vincent van Gogh from the Kröller-Müller collection are on show, such as Self-portrait, Portrait of Joseph Roulin and View of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. The exhibition is organised by the Comune di Milano together with Arthemisia Group and the Kröller-Müller Museum.Sixty-two years have passed since Milan held the last exhibition dedicated to Van Gogh. The 1952 Van Gogh exhibition, also held at Palazzo Reale, was opened by the then President of the Italian Republic, Luigi Einaudi and was also composed of works from the Kröller-Müller collection under the direction of Prof. A. M. Hammacher.
The exhibition is the last to open before Milan hosts Expo 2015 and it is on display during Italy’s Presidency of the European Union, where Milan has been chosen to be the focus of all political and cultural events.
The exhibition will run until 8 March 2015.
More information: www.vangoghmilano.it.