Sunday, 21 August 2011

Van Gogh - Alive!

Direct from Grande Exhibitions Australia, under artistic direction from VisionsCom, France - a ground breaking exploration of the work of Vincent van Gogh on exhibition at the ArtScience Museum here in Singapore.

Van Gogh - Alive

is on at the ArtScience Museum from

16 April - 9 October 2011

This amazing exhibition Immerses the visitor in light, sound, movement and color, Van Gogh - Alive is a unique exhibition that combines traditional art, audio-visual technology and cinematic direction to create an unparalleled experience that engrosses, educates and entertains.  

The exhibition utilizes more than forty high definition projectors, cinema quality sound, interpretive information and a tailor-designed environment to showcase 3000+ giant Van Gogh images in an engaging choreographed display.

By reading this blog, reading about the exhibition in the paper, in flyer's or on the internet or seeing a few images, will not prepare you for the visual experience of actually being there!
Marina Bay Sands - ArtScience Museum 
information, ticketing etc is HERE.

operating hours

10:00am - 10:00pm daily, INCLUDING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
(Last admission at 9pm).
  above images courtesy of Grande Exhibitions.

Imagine each of these images on the large walls above, 
rolling, fading in and out and just moving to the music ... it truly was a visual feast!!
It was worth attending to just sit and listen to the music, 
so beautifully choreographed with the images.

These are the music pieces featured in the exhibition:
- Satie, Gymnopédies 1 & 2
- Saint-Saëns, Le Carnaval des Animaux
- Delibes, Lakmé
- Saint-Saëns, Septuor, op. 65
- Prokofiev, Roméo et Juliette
- Bach, Suite pour violoncelle n°1 BWV 1007 en sol majeur
- Sibelus, Valse triste
- Smetana, La Moldau

The exhibition showcases the techniques, 
and colour used by this master in a scale unseen before 
 above image courtesy of Grande Exhibitions.
 if you have not visited the exhibition yet 
and there is a chance to do so before 
October 9 2011
GO! you will not be disappointed.

Next blog post will be on:

Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds

another great exhibition on at the ArtScience Museum.

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