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A Huge Multi-Sensory Van Gogh Exhibition Is Coming to Sydney

You will be able to step through famed artworks such as 'The Starry Night' and 'Sunflowers' at the Australian premiere of the exhibition.
By Stephen Heard
August 17, 2020
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A Huge Multi-Sensory Van Gogh Exhibition Is Coming to Sydney

You will be able to step through famed artworks such as 'The Starry Night' and 'Sunflowers' at the Australian premiere of the exhibition.
By Stephen Heard
August 17, 2020
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One of the world's most visited multi-sensory experiences will come alive in Sydney this spring

From Friday, September 18, Van Gogh Alive will see more than 3000 large-scale images of the Dutch master's works projected onto walls, columns and floors at The Royal Hall of Industries in Moore Park.

The project is the brainchild of Melbourne-based Grande Exhibitions, which, for the past 15 years, has hosted immersive exhibitions and gallery experiences in over 140 cities across the world. The company also owns and operates Rome's Museo Leonardo da Vinci.

The family-friendly experience will create the sensation of walking right into Van Gogh's paintings. Famous works including The Starry Night and Sunflowers are presented in fine detail using Grande Exhibitions' state-of-the-art technology combining 40 high-definition projectors, while a classical musical score accompanies the vibrant colours in cinema-quality surround sound.

The exhibition has already wowed audiences at 50 cities throughout the northern hemisphere and parts of South America — and was was initially meant to be unveiled in Melbourne this year inside a new multimillion digital art gallery in Melbourne called The Lume, but, because of the city's strict lockdown, the Australian premiere will now happen in Sydney.

Van Gogh Alive runs at The Royal Hall of Industries, adjacent to the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park from Friday, September 18 for a limited time. Tickets will cost $30 per person and go on sale at midday on Friday, August 21 via vangoghalive.com.au.

Published on August 17, 2020 by Stephen Heard

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