If the city of Paris on is your bucket list this year, a visit to the L’Atelier des Lumières museum is almost mandatory. I’m certain you are wondering, why yet another museum? Well, the L’Atelier des Lumières is unique, given that it’s Paris’ first digital art museum. More so, till the end of the year, the museum is exhibiting a larger-than-life showcase of Van Gogh paintings, where stunning artworks can be cherished through an amalgamation of art and music.
If you are an art admirer, Starry Night (1889) and Sunflowers (1887) must ring a bell, and these are all displayed around you in digital media, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty of these paintings.
From a series of 35-minute screenings titled Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée to the influence of Japanese culture on his paintings, the museum is brimming with culture, art and all things beautiful. Forming part of the exhibition are glimpses of cherry blossoms, geishas and samurai warriors, each element paying ode to the mysterious culture of the Japanese.
For our ardent Paris admirers, L’Atelier des Lumières is nestled in the city’s 11th arrondissement.