Portrait of Dr. Gachet

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  • Vincent Van Gogh The Starry Night Analysis

    Juan Linares Mr. Maust 2 February 2016 Nocturne An Analysis of The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh “This morning I saw the countryside from my window a long time before sunrise, with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big,” wrote Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo. Fascinated by oil and water brush style painting, and brooding in a slow gloom of the mind, van Gogh remains the most well known impressionist artist around the world. Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night has risen now to the peak of acclaim; a masterwork, known through the world for its mesmerising twirls upon the whirling sky, as well as the glinting eddies of stars above blue rolling hills, both which bind any eyes who look upon the painting with all its many details; however, as most people who have seen the painting, only the apparent is clear. van Gogh’s piece has behind it many aspects that elevate its status from a masterwork of art, to a clear representation of human essence; not only in form and style, but in history, symbolism, and mathematical interpretation, The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh stands as imposing as the booming Moon that rests atop the sleepy village environed in a serene and calm blue gloom. One of the hardest forms of physics to understand is the concept of turbulent flow in fluid dynamics; one that was equated by the Russian Mathematician Andrey Kolmogorov, and is presented clearly all through The Starry Night. Common of impressionist artists, an attempt to…

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  • Post Impressionism Era Of Art

    Gachet,” was created in 1890. It is a piece of artwork depicting his doctor and friend Paul Gachet sitting at a table and leaning his head on his right hand. There are two versions of the piece that were made by Vincent Van Gogh. The first one was the original version, and it contained many colors with a primary focus on yellow and dark gray. The second one, the version made for Paul Gachet’s collection, contained more of an emphasis on the color blue. Both pieces were created as post…

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  • Adolf Hitler's Bad Plans To Take Over The World

    bunker where his soulless body was found with a bullet wound to his left temple and then making till death do use part a reality.Adolf Hitler had one thought on his mind all the time and that thought was when and how he would take over the world. Hitler started to invade the countries in central Europe starting WWI. He invaded the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembroug France, Denmark, Yugoslavia, Greece, Norway, And western Poland Hitler also stole very expensive paintings for his personal…

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  • Definition Essay: Art From The Ground Up

    example of this would be Van Gogh. We see his paintings and are in awe. And yet, Templton of the Van Gogh Gallery (2013) states that “Van Gogh only sold one painting during his lifetime Red Vineyard at Arles. This painting now resides at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The rest of Van Gogh's more than 900 paintings were not sold or made famous until after his death.” This quote emphasizes that Van Gogh had only gained his fame after his death at which he was not able to enjoy the appreciation of…

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