NEVER-BEFORE-EXHIBITED CACHE OF LETTERS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH TO ÉMILE BERNARD TO GO ON VIEW ONLY AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Press release date:
Friday, July 6, 2007
Exhibition Features More than Twenty Paintings and Drawings Related to the Letters by van Gogh and Bernard
Painted with Words: Vincent van Gogh's Letters to Émile Bernard
September 28, 2007–January 6, 2008
**Press Preview: Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 10 a.m. until noon**
Twenty letters from Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) to the artist and poet Émile Bernard (French, 1868–1941) are the subject of an unprecedented exhibition on view only at The Morgan Library & Museum from September 28, 2007, through January 6, 2008. Painted with Words: Vincent van Gogh's Letters to Émile Bernard offers a rare look at the life and creative process of the legendary master of modern art through the letters van Gogh wrote to his friend and colleague Bernard as well as twenty-two paintings, drawings and watercolors that the two artists discussed or exchanged.