Kokoschka & Gauguin unravelled, See the invisible – Brussels exhibition


KokoschkaThe exhibition of Kokoschka and Gauguin unravelled will take place in Brussels at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

The exhibition will show two major paintings of Kokoschka and Gauguin. It presents the Portrait of Suzanne Bambridge by Gauguin and the Trance Player by Kokoschka. Paul Gauguin was a French Post-Impressionist. His art work was not appreciated until he died but his paintings and art work truly inspired the French avant-grade and well known painters such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Mattise. He was one of the most important figures of the Symbolist movement. Oskar Kokoschka was an Austrian painter and poet. He is best known for his intense expressionistic landscapes and portraits.

At the exhibition the two paintings are in the focus and with the new technology visitors will have the chance to have an inside look of the paintings and discover the pictures hidden secrets. The multispectral image analysis makes it possible for the visitors to explore the secrets the paintings may have and to learn more about the painters and their art works. The canvas characterization and crack detection will be monitored under close scrutiny. At the exhibition demo films, photographs and interactive films will explain the how this new technique, the multispectral image analysis works through the two paintings. The exhibition will take place at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium from 22nd July 2014 until 25th January 2015.

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