Vincent Van Gogh Distinctively Visual

Vincent van Gogh
Zundert, a village in the south of Netherlands, saw the birth of Vincent van Gogh on March 30, 1853. At a very young age, Van Gogh began to showcase his talented skills, but he decided to pursue his childhood artistry at age 27. Vincent emerged as a symbol of Post-Impressionism because of his use of vivid colors, emotional portrayals, and unique canvas surfaces in every painting. Inspired by Seurat, he learned Pointillism from Émile Bernard. He intensified the color of his paintings by using stippling brush strokes. From a distance, these small touches created an optical blending of the color hues. This technique generated a strong contrast and a marvelous composition with the complementary colors blue and orange, ("Vincent van Gogh 1853–1890"). After years of delirium and hallucinations, he shot himself, which led to an infection and a tragic death. Throughout the last two years of his life, he created his most famous paintings such as The Starry Night (1889), Red Vineyards (1888), and The Night Café (1888).
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In this piece, Vincent illustrates the interior of a bar. The thickness of his brushstrokes creates magnificent textures on the painting’s canvas. For example, he replicates wood texture on the floor, chair, and tables. Every variation of perspective and color develops deep expressiveness. Van Gogh’s use of distorted perspective gives a direction to every edge and makes the viewer focus on the back door. The oppressive color palette produces a sickening environment. The yellow lamps illuminate the café and the blood red walls emphasize agony. By applying this coloration, Van Gogh depicts the castaways of humanity. The abandoned billiard table at the center of the painting conveys unfriendliness and unhappiness. Since the clock reads 12:15 after midnight, the people in bar must feel like homeless suffering from loneliness. The Night Café communicates countless human

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