Becoming VAN GOGH

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December 1, 2011 / 6:30 PM

Timothy Standring, Gates Foundation Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Denver Art Museum

Thursday, December 1 / 6:30 pm / Levitt Auditorium

Dr. Timothy Standring is a world renowned scholar and connoisseur of old master paintings
and has organized numerous blockbuster exhibitions for the Denver Art Museum including
Inspiring Impressionism and Sargent and Italy. His next major show focuses on none other
than Vincent van Gogh. Five years in the making, Becoming van Gogh will open at the
Denver Art Museum in the fall of 2012. Dr. Standring’s lecture will cover the provocative
narrative of van Gogh’s life with emphasis on the exciting evolution of the artist and the period
in which van Gogh becomes VAN GOGH.

This lecture is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities
Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Timothy Standring
Photo by Liz Thomas



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