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11 May 2019Hockney – van Gogh 'The Joy of Nature' - Van Gogh Museum
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Hockney – van Gogh 'The Joy of Nature' - Van Gogh Museum Saturday 11 May 2019


Vincent van Gogh has inspired many people with his colourful paintings, even the simplest things he painted like a bed or a derelict old chair turned out in sunny colours.  One of his admirers, the 81 year old brit David Hockney is just as capable – his choice and use of colour is even more overpowering, as is the size of his paintings.  Nature to him is like an ever changing festival of colours, light, and shape.

Hockney comes from Yorkshire, North England, and depicted the landscape there numerous times.  This exhibition is dedicated to these landscapes and van Gogh’s  -  no less than 119 works by Hockney and a smaller number of works by van Gogh.

After you have seen these paintings you’ll never ever think of a rainy day being grey and dreary, just put on your hockney glasses and it´ll instantly change into a colourful one, that is of course if you are willing to join us and absorp the magic of yet another star studded exhibition!

    booking  Contact Bente Nielsen at
   deadline  15 Mar 19 - Due to high interest & timeslots; quick action is required

    address  Van Gogh Museum, Museumplein 6, Amsterdam
  date/time  Saturday, 11 May 19, @ 11.30

   tour cost  Members EUR 12.50, Non-members EUR 15.00 (both:  admission not included)
 admission  EUR 19.00 (Free admission for holders of ICOM, Ver. Rembrandt, and Museum Cards)

       NOTE  In all cases an On-Line ticket is required!!! - This will be booked by Bente
   payment  The Arts Society The Hague account NL90 INGB 0008 3198 36 - mentioning 'Van Gogh' & the name of the participant

Please check with Bente for availability, before you transfer your payment to finalise your booking and secure your participation on the tour.

The Van Gogh Museum is located half-way between the NS-station Amsterdam-Zuid and the NS-station Amsterdam Centraal.  NOTE:  Track maintenance between Sciphol and A'dam Zuid.

The Arts Society does not accept any liability for any theft, accident, or damage that may occur to those participating in The Arts Society’s activities.