Of her work in response to Vincent van Gogh’s The Road Menders, Intersections @ 5 artist Linn Meyers says “The fact that he was really a painter, and that he really used the paint in a visceral way, effected the way that my drawing progressed; it actually started to become more of a painting than a drawing.”
As Van Gogh Repetitions winds down, so too does our #instavangogh competition. We were blown away by the creativity, enthusiasm, and fun people had with our beard cutouts modeled after the Postman Joseph Roulin. Here’s just a few of our favorites.
These irresistibly cuddly pets who sent our cute-o-dometers off the charts:
These creative thinkers who took their beards one step further than most; students from the Nysmith School in Virginia created their own colorful versions, and the folks from the Auberge Ravoux, van Gogh’s last home, sent #instavangogh greetings from across the ocean.
Participant @marklindamood, who van Gogh-ified van Gogh himself:
These couples who were split between excitement and annoyance toward the photo opp:
These die-hard fans who pulled out all of the van Gogh stops:
These commendable feats of coordination, each interpreting his or her repetition in a unique way:
Check out the rest of the submissions on our #Instavangogh Pinterest board, and don’t miss your chance to see the exhibition before it closes this Sunday, February 2!
In the second-to-last Sunday of Van Gogh Repetitions, we broke a record! 2,305 visitors came out of the cold and into the museum, surpassing our previous daily attendance record set only a few weeks ago on December 26 with 2,276 visitors.
If you haven’t been a part of these notable crowds, be sure to come see the show before it closes February 2.