Van Gogh to the Movies: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams
November 5, 2019
This sumptuous Akira Kurosawa film based on the filmmaker’s own dreams consists of eight colorful vignettes ranging from tales of childlike wonder to apocalyptic apparitions. One of these stories, entitled “Crows,” serves as a tribute to Vincent van Gogh, played by director Martin Scorsese. Rated PG. 2 hours.
Premier Programming Sponsor: First Citizens Bank
Free with membership or Van Gogh admission.
Vincent van Gogh
Nursery on Schenkneg, 1882
Black chalk, graphite, pen, brush, and ink, heightened with white body color on laid paper watermarked ED & CIE (in a cartouche)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art