LEFT: The Postman (Joseph-Étienne Roulin) (detail), January–February 1889. Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Oil on canvas; 65.7 x 55.2 cm. The Barnes Foundation BF37. Image © 2013 The Barnes Foundation. RIGHT: The Postman Joseph Roulin (detail), February–March 1889. Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Oil on canvas; 65 x 54 cm. Collection Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands
The Cleveland Museum of Art and The Phillips Collection have joined together to develop a ground-breaking exhibition, Van Gogh Repetitions , that presents new insights into the art of Vincent van Gogh through a study of his “repetitions,” a term the artist used to describe a distinctive genre of works in his oeuvre. As the first exhibition to focus specifically on pairs or groups of works by Van Gogh that feature nearly identical compositions, this project seeks to make a valuable contribution to Van Gogh scholarship and to give broad audiences a new understanding of a fascinating aspect of the artist’s work.
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In celebration of what would be Vincent Van Gogh's birthday this Sunday, March 30, we are giving away two prize packs of two tickets to see the exhibition and a $100 gift certificate to Provenance at the Cleveland Museum of Art good for this weekend (this Saturday, March 29, 2014 and Sunday, March 30, 2014), where you can enjoy the new Van Gogh prix fixe menu , Sunday brunch, and more! To enter to win, you can a.) comment below via your Twitter or Facebook account; b.) head to our Facebook page and wish Van Gogh a happy birthday; or c.) RT to win from our Twitter account . We'll be selecting two winners at random at 5 p.m. EST today, so watch your Facebook, Twitter, and email boxes - good luck!
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