Essay On Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent Van Gogh

His Style
A pointillism is a form of painting in which tiny dots of primary-colours are used to generate secondary colours. It is an offshoot of Impressionism and is usually categorized as a form of Post-Impressionism. It is very similar to Divisionism, except that where Divisionism is concerned with colour theory, Pointillism is more focused on the specific style of brushwork used to apply the paint.

The term "Post-Impressionism" was invented by the English painter and critic Roger Fry as he prepared for an exhibition at the Grafton Gallery in London in 1910. The show, held November 8, 1910–January 15, 1911) was called "Manet and the Post-Impressionists," a canny marketing ploy which paired a brand name (Édouard Manet)
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He has influenced with his way to paint, the light and the colour the idea of XX century painting.
He sadly passed away 29 June 1890 due to the effect of his mental illness.
He committed suicide from a gunshot wound, in his apartment in Auvers-sur-Oise France at the age of 37.
He suffered a series of psychotic attacks, which made him even more paranoid, that these attacks may influence his creativity and mental health.

Van Gogh was born in a middle-class family. He was a very serious young boy.
His mother Anna tried to transmit her passion for painting to the young Vincent.
After his early years of homeschooling, Vincent attended a school in Tilburg, after the terrible experience in a boarding school where he felt alone.
He felt unhappy and started concentrating on art rather than studies. he spoke French, English and German.
At the age of 16, pressed from the family, he obtained a position as an art dealer at Goupil & Cie in Hague but he was later transferred to London, Southampton street. This was a very time for him.
Due to the transfer, Vincent started to earn a generous amount of money, a matter of facts he was earning more than his

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