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March 4, 2015

Van Gogh Alive in Florence

Until June 2 the Van Gogh masterpieces come to life in the former church of Santo Stefano al Ponte

"A new visual approach to the world of Van Gogh, his imagination and his works also the public less accustomed to frequent saledi exhibitions and museums - said the curator of the exhibition Italian Fabio Di Gioia - and for the first time Van Gogh Alive will be integrated in a peculiar architecture like that of a church. The feeling offered by the vision of the multimedia exhibition in the context of St. Stephen is an emotion yet never proven in the world. "Over 3000 images projected in high definition thanks to ' innovative SENSORY4 compose an extraordinary museum impossible and offer a journey through the universe creative and visionary artist: from the intense colors, the tumultuous existential event.

SENSORY4 uses, in fact, a unique system that incorporates 40 high-definition projectors, graphics and multi-channel surround sound as that of cinemas.
Collected and published by the sister of Van Gogh, Jo Van Gogh-Bonger, the corpus of letters, addressed to his brother Theo and his friends, told through the words of the same Vincent, the artist's work, his sources of inspiration, the dark drama of insanity with which he struggled, unable to save himself.

The high definition of the projected images will also allow a new vision and range of details of the works, the extraordinary technique, the unique and avant-garde for its time use of color. All accompanied by the music of Handel, Tiersen, Lalo, Delibes, Viseur, Barber, Schubert, Kusturica, Godard, Part, Chabrier, Nielsen, Sakura, Satie, Zorn, Saint-Saëns, Liszt, Delibes and Godard.

Monday to Thursday 10:00 to 19:30 Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 23.00 * * (except on 12/3 - 19 / 3- 4/4) Sunday 10.00- 21:00 * * (except the day 22/3)


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