Experience Van Gogh’s masterpieces in a completely new light, here in Dubai

Van Gogh’s famous painting- Still Life:Vase with 12 Sunflowers

For the first time in Dubai, enjoy the Dutch impressionist’s works through a multi-sensory experience at Dubai Design District.

The art lovers in Dubai have the unique opportunity to experience the works of legendary and highly acclaimed Vincent Van Gogh’s artistry and truly venture into his world. Grande Exhibitions and 6IX Degrees Entertainment present Van Gogh Alive – The Experience, a multi-sensory exhibition event to entertain the whole family. After touring in other major cities of the world, this exhibition is up for display for six weeks.
From start to finish, visitors are surrounded by a powerful and vibrant symphony of light, colour and sound that compels them to leave the world behind and immerse themselves in what has been called an ‘unforgettable’ multi-sensory experience. Over 3000 of Van Gogh’s masterpieces, quotes and inspirational images come to life (through high definition projectors) as visitors experience the sensation of walking right into his paintings – a feeling that is simultaneously enchanting, entertaining and educational with a specially-curated classical soundtrack enhancing the entire experience.

This immersive, full- sensory multimedia art experience is a deviation from the usual art displays at art galleries and exhibitions.The Dutch impressionist’s famous works are projected onto the walls, ceilings and floors, making you feel as though you’re walking right into his paintings. Floor to ceiling digital expressions of artworks are a scintillating treat to visitors.
A specially knotted carpet called ‘The Starry Night Carpet’ welcomes the visitors into the exhibition. This carpet shall reportedly be auctioned later for charity.It is reproduction of Van Gogh’s masterpiece beautifully hand-knotted in Nepal using the traditional techniques of Tibetan weaving. This carpet measures 213 cmX244 cm and is made of finest quality highland Tibetan wool and Chinese silk counting 150 knots per square inch. Over forty colours have been used to capture one of the most recognized paintings in the history of fine art.

The hand knotted Starry Nights Carpet based on Van Gogh’s masterpiece

Speaking volumes are the displays of some of the greatest artworks of the Dutch artist, think- Starry Night, Irises, Portrait of Doctor Gachet, Café Terrace at Night, Still life: Vase with 12 Sunflowers, etc.  A life-size recreation of Van Gogh’s bedroom as painted by the artist himself in his 1888 masterpiece, Bedroom In Arles is a hotspot for the visitors to the exhibition.

A life-size recreation of Van Gogh’s bedroom at the exhibition based on his painting(below)
Van Gogh’s painting -Vincent’s Bedroom In Arles


Van Gogh’s painting- Cafe Terrace At Night
Portrait of Doctor Gachet- as painted by Van Gogh
Van Gogh had aptly quoted once “Sunflowers are mine, in a way” which is so evident as sunflowers are vividly seen in his paintings along with his liberal tilt for blue and yellow shades in many of his artworks.

One of Van Gogh’s inspirational quotes


And what’s more, fans of Van Gogh have the chance to buy some memorabilia of their favourite painter- bookmarks, phone covers, boxes and refrigerator magnets are up for grabs at nominal amount.

Souvenirs available at Van Gogh Alive
A first of its kind in Dubai, this exhibition is a must-see for art connoisseurs. For those who don’t have much of an inclination towards art, this exhibition will bring about change in mindset, for sure!!!

Where-                 Dubai Design District
When –                 April 23’2018
How much-         AED 70 for adults

                             AED 65 for children and students

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