Through the Eyes of Vincent Van Gogh
Meet the quintessential misunderstood artist
Whether spinning around in his studio or creating a Mistral Wind-tossed
landscape, I strive to take on an embodiment of Vincent that draws the
audience into Van Gogh’s earnest desire to speak through his paintings.
I want audiences to see the artist’s feverish creativity and his
unbridled joy in his love of many things, through the use of slides, monologue,
theatrics, demonstrations, and audience-participatory reenactments.
As an evangelist-painter who saw his duty to comfort with art, the common
person’s neediness, Vincent was a determined, prolific art student,
charged with purpose and desire, increasingly aware of the power of art.
Very lonely, he had a persistent dream of found an artist colony far from
See into the heart of such a nobody
In this moving performance, you will meet Vincent, the evangelist-turned-painter,
and get to know his life, his times, and his intentions for his work.
You will see why he chose to express the struggle of life and sought to
comfort people through his paintings. Vincent voices the battle cry for
the next century of artists: “
Exaggerate the essential and leave the obvious vague.”
Vincent knowingly gave his life to painting, only to have to paint in order
to save his life. Translating all that he saw into colors, he created
879 turbulent symphonies of light. Into his extremely short, 10-year career
of feverish productivity, Vincent compacted a lifetime of painting, broke
new artistic ground, and set the stage for all the modern art movements