It is one of the world’s most iconic paintings.
But ‘Sunflowers’ by Vincent Van Gogh ( 1853-1890) is part of a series, painted by the post-impressionist genius in Arles, southern France.
And now five different versions, scattered across the world, have been brought together in a virtual exhibition, reunited in one room for art lovers to compare and contrast.
Five versions of Vincent van Gogh’s Arles Sunflowers brought together for the first time using virtual reality https://t.co/4M1X18NxOs pic.twitter.com/LmEn0ejioD— The Times of London (@thetimes) 10 août 2017
“We’re at a moment in time where new kinds of experience are becoming possible for art galleries and museums all around the world,” said Chris Michaels, Digital Director of The National Gallery in London, home to one of the masterpieces.