This immersive exhibition opens at the Olympia Theater with more than 300 of Vincent Van Gogh’s greatest works presented as floor-to-ceiling digital projections. In addition to the main gallery highlighting paintings and sketches, the exhibit presents a drawing studio and spaces dedicated to learning about the artist’s life, works and techniques. You see, while Van Gogh used methods developed during the impressionist period, he’s most associated with post-impressionism.
"Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" is projected in 4k resolution, a technology provided exclusively by Barco, so even the messy, highly visible brushstrokes will appear crisp when shown as 360-degree panoramas. This exhibit also includes a virtual-reality experience that takes viewers on a 10-minute journey of a day in the life of the artist, such as a look at the moments that inspired seminal works like Starry Night. Fortunately, the part where Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear was not included in this brief retrospective.