Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin: d'Orsay at de Young

September 24, 2010 5:31:54 PM PDT
Treasured works by the famous Post-Impressionist painters Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin and more are coming to the de Young Museum in San Francisco on loan from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. Join ABC7's Spencer Christian as he travels to Paris to uncover the stories behind the treasured paintings before their arrival at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

FULL SHOW: Watch the entire 60-minute special here

Featured segments:

The Post-Impressionists
Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec were inspired by the impressionists, but wanted to do something different.

Paul Cézanne
Why he is considered one of the most influential post-impressionists. Plus, why he kept his mistress and son a secret from his father.

Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
He had a seat reserved for him at the infamous Moulin Rouge. How his work captured Parisian nightlife.

Vincent Van Gogh
Van Gogh is one of the world's most recognized artists. Learn why he didn't start painting until his late twenties.

Vincent Van Gogh Pt. 2
Vincent Van Gogh's search for love. Plus, who cut off part of Van Gogh's ear?

Paul Gauguin
How Gauguin went from being a stockbroker to famous post-impressionist artist.

The Musée d'Orsay comes to the de Young
Why San Francisco is one of the few cities in the world to host the incredible Post-Impressionist collection. Find out why it was chosen and what you can enjoy while it's here!

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d'Orsay
September 25, 2010 - January 18, 2011 de Young Museum, San Francisco

Notable works in this exhibition include:

  • A Dance in the Country by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1883)
  • The Circus by George Seurat (1891)
  • Self Portrait by Vincent van Gogh (1887)
  • Starry Night over the Rhone by Vincent van Gogh (1888)
  • The Artist's Bedroom at Arles by Vincent van Gogh (1889)
  • Portrait of the Artist with the Yellow Christ by Paul Gauguin (1889)
  • Tahitian Women, On the Beach by Paul Gauguin (1891)
  • Still Life with Onions by Paul Cézanne (1895)
  • The Snake Charmer by Henri Rousseau (1907)

For More Information:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco