The Success Of Vincent Van Gogh

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Born on March 30, 1853, in Zundert, Netherlands, Vincent Van Gogh became one of the world 's greatest Post-Impressionist artists of his time. The son of Theodorus Van Gogh and Anna Carbentus, Vincent grew up in a village in Holland. He also had three sisters and two brothers; Theo, Cor, Anna, Wil, and Lies. Subsequently, they were all raised and brought up in a religious and cultural atmosphere. Vincent Van Gogh struggled during the course of his life, trying to find a niche in which he could express his love of art. However, his endless searching and failures ultimately led him to madness and according to historians committing suicide. As a child and through his teenage years, Vincent Van Gogh was encouraged by his mother to draw and …show more content…
Unlike the first series, this second series of flowers were shown in a vase and described as symbols of happiness. The Starry Night is Van Gogh 's most famous painting and it was painted in an asylum at Saint- Remy in 1889. It is said the landscape was from the view of his bedroom window. Vincent had an older brother who was also named Vincent Van Gogh. Remarkably, within ten years, Van Gogh created 900 masterpieces. Henceforth, he became famous after his death. During his life time, he only sold one painting. Vincent cut off a piece of his ear, the ear lobe, and not the whole ear as rumored. So he could see at night, Vincent placed candles in his hat. Although the Van Gogh Museum still lists his death as a suicide, some art historians believed he may have been murdered. Vincent Van Gogh was a silent, interesting, eccentric man of very fragile character. As his life changed, so did his colors on the palette from dark to light. To fully understand what impact the death of Van Gogh has on an individual and society, one must first understand the psychology of the man. His struggles were many and his art works are today admired by millions. As a Post-Impressionist painter, Vincent Van Gogh 's work of art is notable for its beauty, color, emotions,

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