(This Might 26 story corrects to delete title of Massimiliano Siccardi and add title of David Korins in paragraph 3)
Submit-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces come to life in a panoramic exhibit referred to as “Immersive Van Gogh” at Pier 36, a 70,000-square-foot facility situated on Manhattan’s Decrease East Facet.
Journalists on the arduous hat press tour on Wednesday had been handled to a visible spectacle as van Gogh’s works floated, spun and remodeled, with some works corresponding to “Iris” and “Starry Night time Over the Rhone” blooming and rippling earlier than the viewer’s eyes.
The artistic skills behind the present embody Creator Massimiliano Siccardi, Inventive Director New York David Korins and composer Luca Longobardi. The exhibition makes use of expertise to mix artwork and music in an immersive expertise.
“I even see individuals break into tears as a result of they’re so, so touched by this entire compilation of music and visuals,” mentioned the present’s co-producer Maria Shclover. “It is magic. It is actually in regards to the lifetime of van Gogh, how he skilled artwork and the environment about him.”
As New York lifted most of its coronavirus capability restrictions on companies, Shclover mentioned van Gogh was the right artist to usher guests from the darkish occasions of the pandemic into normalcy.
“All of us got here by means of the pandemic, and this artist was chosen to point out his emotions and loneliness, but in addition to point out his great, vibrant environment and emotions of sunflowers round you,” she mentioned. “So I believe it is good timing for us…to see and to encourage us all to go away that loneliness and to return out wholesome.”
“Immersive Van Gogh” opens to the general public on June 10
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