Vincent Van Gogh: A Reading of His Letters – Livestream Art History Program with Edward Calcutt. Presented by Washington, DC History & Culture.
This online/virtual experience will give a summary, context and background to a selection of Vincent Van Gogh’s letters, with certain passages being recited out loud. Your host is London-based tour guide Edward Calcutt. Edward is an English actor and tour guide, and loves bringing passion and feeling to the subject of history, literature, art and culture. You are welcome to join this journey into the life and work of one of the most famous and influential artists in the world.
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh refers to a collection of 903 surviving letters written (820) or received (83) by Vincent van Gogh. More than 650 of these were from Vincent to his brother Theo. The collection also includes letters van Gogh wrote to his sister Wil and other relatives, as well as between artists such as Paul Gauguin, Anthon van Rappard and Émile Bernard.