Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov

Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov is professor emeritus at the Fine Arts Department of Erindale College at the University of Toronto (Canada). She is an internationally acclaimed art historian who curated two major exhibitions in 1981 on the connection between the work of Vincent van Gogh and that of contemporary artists, including Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism (Art Gallery of Ontario and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam), as well as the inaugural exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Van Gogh à Paris, in 1988. She is guest co-curator and coauthor of the catalogue of a large exhibition, Mystical Landscapes: From Van Gogh to Emily Carr, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (2016) and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris (2017). Ronald Pickvance is an eminent Van Gogh scholar and the author of numerous publications on Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, including English Influences on Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh in Arles, Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy and Auvers, Van Gogh, Gaugin and the School of Pont-Aven, Manet, and Degas. His curations of Van Gogh’s work have been exhibited at The Gianadda Foundation in Martigny, Switzerland; The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; and The Art Institute of Chicago.