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Félix Vallotton. Fire beneath the ice



Félix Vallotton: <EM>Le Retour de la mer</EM>, 1924© Musée d’art et d’histoire, Ville de Genève
Félix Vallotton: Le Retour de la mer, 1924
© Musée d’art et d’histoire, Ville de Genève
Félix Vallotton. Fire beneath the ice
NETHERLANDS
AMSTERDAM  •  Van Gogh Museum  •  14 February - 1 June 2014
 
 

During the 1890s the Franco-Swiss artist Félix Vallotton (1865-1925) belonged to the group of artists known as Les Nabis (the prophets). This circle of young, avant-garde artists embarked on a new path whose highly decorative style of art was influenced by Gauguin and Japanese prints. The Van Gogh Museum has an important collection of works on paper by Les Nabis, which includes a large number of woodcuts by Vallotton.

The exhibition Félix Vallotton. Fire beneath the ice displays a mixture of paintings and prints. Around 60 paintings from various international museums, such as the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the Kunsthaus Zürich, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago and various private collections, combined with some 40 prints from the Van Gogh Museum’s collection provide an overview of every facet of Vallotton’s oeuvre.



Van Gogh Museum Website


Contact: Van Gogh Museum
Stadhouderskade 55
1072 AB Amsterdam
Tel: (31) 20 570 52 00

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