Sunday at The Met—Van Gogh’s Materials and Process

Date and Time

Sunday, June 11, 2023

2–3 pm


The Met Fifth Avenue

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

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Silvia A. Centeno, Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Met
Charlotte Hale, Walter Burke Conservator, Paintings Conservation, The Met

Gain a deeper understanding of Van Gogh’s artistic process through new discoveries from recent technical studies of Wheat Field with Cypresses and Cypresses in The Met collection. Hear from Museum experts about how these examinations have enriched our understanding of Van Gogh’s materials and process and shed light on his artistic vision.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Van Gogh’s Cypresses.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required. Note: Space is limited; first come, first served.

Watch the livestream on YouTube . Note: No login required.

Masks are strongly recommended. See our visitor guidelines.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Image: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Cypresses (detail), 1889. Oil on canvas, 36 3/4 x 29 1/8 in. (93.4 x 74 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1949 (49.30)


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