Next spring ‘Mystical Landscapes’ opens in PARIS. But visitors to TORONTO can now mingle with the masters until January 29, 2017 at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). This exhibition is an assemblage of masterpieces by Gauguin, Munch, Carr, O’Keeffe, Van Gogh, Monet and many others. It focuses on the connection of art to nature and mysticism.
<‘The Starry Night over the Rhone’, completed by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, Musée d’Orsay, PARIS; Bridgeman Image> ‘Mystical Landscapes’ includes close to 90 paintings and 20 works on paper, created by 36 artists from 15 countries. It’s been produced over the last 5 years, with the co-operation of an advisory committee that included theologians, historians, an astrophysicist, a doctor and a psychoanalyst.
<‘Water Lilies (Nymphéas)’ by Claude Monet, HOUSTON Museum of Fine Arts, Bridgeman Image> The Art Gallery of Ontario will be the only North American stop for this exhibition – http://www.mysticalago.net
<‘Christ in the Garden of Olives’ by Paul Gauguin, The Art Archive/Norton Museum of Art>