Barbara Stok draws Vincent van Gogh

Book cover Vincent by Barbara Stok

Travelling presentation

19 October 2012 - 30 August 2013

On 19 October Barbara Stok’s comic book Vincent was published. It takes the reader on a journey to the brief and intense period of time that the painter spent in the south of France.

An intimate travelling presentation, due to visit various public libraries in the Netherlands, reveals the inspiration which Barbara Stok derived from Van Gogh. Glimpses into the studios of both Stok and Van Gogh allow visitors to figuratively look over the shoulders of the two artists.

A central element in the presentation is Van Gogh’s painting The sower and the cartoon drawings devoted to this work by Stok. Stok’s comic book will be published in October.

Dates and locations
19 October 2012 – 21 November 2012: Groningen Library
23 November 2012 - 27 December 2012: Nijmegen Library
28 December 2012 – 2 February 2013: Centre Céramique, Maastricht Library
5 February 2013 – 3 March 2013: Breda Library
5 March 2013 – 15 April 2013: The Hague Central Library
16 April 2013 – 3 May 2013: Almere’s library
5 May 2013 - 30 August 2013: OBA, Central Library Amsterdam (Oosterdokskade 143)

Vincent by Barbara Stok
Nijgh & Van Ditmar, in collaboration with the Van Gogh Museum
128 pages, € 15
In English and Dutch

Book preview

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