Exhibition on Screen

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is the originator and market leader for bringing blockbuster art events from galleries around the world to cinemas. Intertwined with artist biographies and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the galleries, the films are informative, accessible and entertaining. Over the last three seasons they have been enjoyed by more than 1 million people in cinemas around the world and now in 54 countries. Most importantly, the films are shot for the big screen and offer an immersive, cinematic journey through the world’s most loved art and its creators.

Van Gogh & Japan - EOS Poster

Van Gogh & Japan - EOS

"I envy the Japanese" Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based - VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam - one can see why. Though Vincent van Gogh never visited Japan it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh. Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and then creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work a new and exciting direction. After leaving Paris for the south of France – to what he thought of as near to a kind of Japan as he could find - the productive and yet troubled years that followed must all be seen in the context of Van Gogh bending Japanese influences to his will and defining himself as a modern artist with clear Asian precursors. In this little known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today.

  • Tuesday 4th June


  • Pavilion Arts Pricing

    Met Opera Live: Adult £27 - Concession £24

    National Theatre Live: Adult £19 - Concession £17

    Exhibition on Screen: Adults £13.50 - Concessions £12.50

    Andre Rieu: Adults £20 - Concessions £18

    Concession tickets for arts events apply to Children, Students & Senior Citizens