After the Sunflowers...

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After the Sunflowers...

Date and time

Friday 7 March, 6.30–8pm

The National Café

Christopher Riopelle


£25/£20 concessions

Fully booked

What happened after the most famous falling-out in art history? Take this unique opportunity to investigate two of Van Gogh's 'Sunflower' paintings made for his friend Gauguin, and find out what happened after the relationship between the painters broke down.

From the 'abandoned gardens' at the Saint-Rémy mental asylum, to the view from his last home at Auvers, join curator Christopher Riopelle to explore some of the Gallery's most evocative paintings made in the final two years of Van Gogh's life.

Friday Late Social

Start your weekend here. Join National Gallery experts for a glass of wine in the café followed by a talk in the Gallery. Present your ticket in the café after the event and you will receive a 25% discount on food and a complimentary glass of wine.

Image above: Detail from Vincent van Gogh, 'Farms near Auvers', 1890, Bequeathed by C. Frank Stoop 1933, © 2000 Tate

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