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Exhibition 'What Vincent Saw' at The Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

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'What Vincent Saw' is a special exhibition about the places which are captured in Van Gogh's paintings, visited and photographed by Daniel Catton Rich, Peter Pollack and Vincent Willem van Gogh.
 
In 1947, while preparing for a Vincent van Gogh exhibition at the museum, Art Institute Director Daniel Catton Rich and Public Relations Counsel Peter Pollack visited Van Gogh's nephew, Vincent Willem van Gogh, to ask him for the loan of many of his uncle's paintings for the show. A close friendship between the men developed, and the three of them set out to visit most of the sites captured by the famous artist in his fabulous paintings. These site visits were documented in photographs taken by Pollack, which now reside in the Art Institute's archives. This exhibition presents some of these historic photographs paired with illustrations of Van Gogh's works. The exhibition runs until November 18 at the Art Institute of Chicago

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