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The Musee estrine Centre of arts named after van Gogh: photo description (Musee Estrine - Presence Van Gogh)

On the street Estrin in Saint-Remy-de-Provence is a center of Interpretation of Vincent van Gogh. It is a converted mansion, the Hotel Estrin, built in the XVIII century. The name of the center was because among its exhibits the works of the great artist presented not only in traditional media (canvas and paper, but also interpreted with the help of modern technology - in the form of projections and digital images. The legacy of the master is stored here, also includes excerpts from his letters. The visitors show a film about his life and work.

In addition, the centre has a permanent exhibition of modern paintings and graphics - it involves the work of approximately 125 artists who worked in the past and current centuries. Among the authors represented - andré Marchand, Mario Prassino and other painters. A considerable part of the exhibition space dedicated to the cubist, albert Gleize, who died in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, in the middle of the last century. The center also hosts temporary exhibitions of modern art.

In Provence you can visit another center van Gogh, located in Arles where the famous painter lived for a short time in 1888. In Arles, the centre occupies a former hospital, which was built in the XVI century. In this hospital, the artist came to himself after the next attack, which ended with the cutting of the ear lobe. Vincent van Gogh and continued to create his paintings, city hospital it is depicted in the painting "courtyard of the hospital in Arles".