Touch Van Gogh: what paintings can reveal
This app allows you to explore the wealth of information contained in and under the paint in Van Gogh’s masterpieces. Simply ‘touch’ Van Gogh’s art works and let the paintings tell their stories. The surprises in store include revelations about recycled canvases, discoloured pigments and Van Gogh’s use of a perspective frame.
‘Touch Van Gogh’ was made by the Van Gogh Museum for anyone who would like to
- look at Van Gogh’s work up close
- discover the secrets of his techniques
- travel through history
- explore new research findings
The app includes Van Gogh’s paintings, letters and sketches, biographical information and research findings that shed new light on the art works and their maker.
This application is designed for tablets (iOS and Android).