Van Gogh. Self-portraits

Exhibition February 3 − May 8, 2022
The Courtauld Institute of Art in London holds an exhibition "Van Gogh. Self-Portraits.".

Visitors will see a selection of self-portraits by Van Gogh. This is the first time that the most complete range of self-portraits of the master is presented in one exhibition.

The organizers of the exhibition have taken the iconic Van Gogh Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, one of the most famous works in the Courtauld Collection, as their starting point, and combined more than half of the self-portraits Van Gogh created during his artistic life. Visitors will be able to trace the evolution of Van Gogh's self-representation, from his early "Self-Portrait in a Dark Feather Hat," created in 1886 during his formative years in Paris, to "Self-Portrait with Palette," painted in an asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in September 1889, one of his last self-portraits before his death in 1890. "The Myth of Van Gogh" is linked both to the author's extraordinary life and to his stunning paintings. This exhibition will explore both aspects.

Prepared according to the materials of the website The Courtauld Institute of Art, London.