Ruud van Empel

Inventing Van Gogh

14.08 — 5.12.2021

Ruud van Empel has worked on a special project for the Vincent van Gogh House in Zundert (NL). For this project he made a total of nine photographic portraits of Vincent van Gogh, photographing different look-a-likes and mixing them together in his special technique. Van Empel also reproduced a number of Van Gogh's paintings in photography.


Virtual Van Gogh House

Visit our online exhibitions


Van Gogh's Zundert
Experience his hometown

The Roots of a master

The permanent interactive presentation
zooms on the youth of Vincent van Gogh





Current Exhibitions

  • Vincent van GoghHuis exhibition 'The Roots of a masster'

    The roots of a master

    Our permanent exhibition focuses on the youth of the artist. Vincent himself will guide you in an audio tour about his special relationship with his brother Theo and the concerns…

  • Ruud van Empel – Inventing Van Gogh

    From August 14 to December 5, 2021, the Vincent van Gogh House in Zundert will present an exhibition of new works by visual artist Ruud van Empel. For this project,…


Open Call Van Gogh AiR
Open Call Van Gogh AiR

Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh Van Gogh AiR invites artists to come and work in Van Gogh’s birthplace…

Photo exhibitions
Photo exhibitions

Temporarily closed due to corona crisis 16 February _ 16 August 2020 Hans de Kort – No photos from Van…