Arles exhibition compares ‘obsessive’ artists

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris:

A 30-piece retrospective dedicated to Glenn Brown, which opened earlier this week at the Fondation Vincent van Gogh in Arles, southern France (14 May-11 September), examines how the leading UK artist draws upon the themes and techniques used by Vincent van Gogh. We asked Bice Curiger, the exhibition curator and artistic director of the Fondation Vincent van Gogh, about the significance of the comparative analysis. The parallel show, Van Gogh in Provence: Modernising Tradition (until 11 September), includes 31 paintings from the collections of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo… Read more

Image: Installation view of Glenn Brown: Suffer Well at the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles