Collecting Van Gogh: Helene Kröller-Müller’s Passion for Vincent’s Art

START: Dec 23, 2021 END: Feb 13, 2022

Enamored by the works of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Helene Kröller-Müller (1869–1939) came to own the world’s largest private collection of the artist’s work. From 1908, when Van Gogh’s reputation was taking off, she amassed no fewer than 90 oil paintings and more than 180 works on paper over some twenty years. This exhibition will introduce 72 artworks in total: 68 pieces from the collection of the Kröller-Müller Museum of where Helene was the first director and 4 pieces selected from the Van Gogh Museum.

Vincent van Gogh, Country road in Provence by night, c. bet. May 12 and 15, 1890, Kröller-Müller Museum        
©Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands

• 12/23 (Thu.) ~ 2022/2/13 (Sun.)
• 9:30~17:30 (last admission 17:00)
• Close: Mon., 12/30~1/1, 1/4, 1/11 *open on 1/3, 1/10
*On 12/28 and 12/29, 1/2 and 1/3, only the Van Gogh exhibition will be held.
• Adult ¥2,000, college & HS ¥1,300, JHS & ES ¥800
• Fukuoka Art Museum Special Exhibition Gallery
1-6 Ohorikoen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

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Vincent van Gogh, The Sower, c. 17-28 June 1888, Kröller-Müller Museum        
©Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands

Published: Dec 1, 2021 / Last Updated: Jan 28, 2022

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