The traveling exhibit 'Van Gogh, Monet, Degas' is tracking to the OKC Museum of Art's most visited in last five years
Long before it came on view in one of the sprawling galleries at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Vincent van Gogh's 1888 painting "Daisies, Arles" was exhibited in a much less formal place.
"Paul Mellon mentioned in his memoirs that they often hung the works themselves ... and they would be next to drawings by their children or grandchildren," said OKC Museum of Art Assistant Curator Jessica Provencher.
"Their collection's very personal ... and I think that also makes the exhibition very relatable. Everybody kind of understands buying things that you like, and these works hung on the walls in their house. And one of the van Goghs hung above the bathtub."
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