Event — Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Jasper Johns & Edvard Munch: Love, Loss, & the Cycle of Life

Where: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Altria and New Market Galleries, Level LL

200 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220

When: Ongoing, Nov 12, 2016–Feb 20, 2017

Details: What is the connection between the work of Jasper Johns, one of America’s most renowned living artists, and Edvard Munch, the Norwegian painter many consider to be the father of Expressionism? A new exhibition that explores this question opens at VMFA in November. Curated by John Ravenal, Executive Director of the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Massachusetts and former Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at VMFA, Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss, and the Cycle of Life presents more than 100 works by these two artists side by side to highlight shared themes and provide fascinating insight into the creative process. The exhibition is organized by VMFA in partnership with the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway.

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors 65+ & groups of 10 or more, $10 students with ID and youth (7–17), VMFA Members and children 6 & under FREE

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