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    A fine example of beautiful art is, Vincent Van Gogh’s painting Starry Night Over the Rhone was created in 1888. Other than this particular piece Van Gogh created large assortment of night paintings because “…before he became an artist, Vincent van Gogh was fascinated by the cycles of nature and human life and the times of day.” (Van Gogh and The Colors of the Night. 9) He was looking to capture the emotions and feelings of the times. Gogh’s work appeals to us not only for it being pleasing to the eye, but also cultural significance. A viewer can find a particular fascination in this because “Under the open skies, Van Gogh perceived the formidable forces of nature that give humanity a sense of eternity and provide consolation in this hard word…” (Van Gogh and The Colors of the Night. 12) It is a depiction of true beauty because of its ability to not only touch the heart and conscious but also the mind.…

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    Response Essay Art is something all around the world. Not all artists are the same, they all have something unique about them. In art class, we watched a video about Vincent van Gogh who was a painter and drawer. The video showed his artwork and had the song “Vincent” by Don McLean playing in the background. We watched this video so we could learn about Van Gogh and to learn how to appreciate art. While watching, and listening to the video, it me feel at peace and gave me a feeling of joy…

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    Vincent Van Gogh: Starry Night Over the Rhone “I do not say that my work is good, but it 's the least bad that I can do. All the rest, relations with people is very secondary, because I have no talent for that. I can 't help it”(Editors 7). Vincent Willem Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands and died on July 29, 1896 in Auvers-sur-Oise France. Van Gogh had two younger brothers, Theo Van Gogh and Cornelis Vincent Van Gogh. He also had three younger sisters Wil Van…

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    Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh (1889) Vincent Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 and was a post- impressionist painter whose work was known for emotions, beauty and color (Bio.com). Vincent Van Gogh’s painting, Starry Night (1889) (Figure1) highly influenced the 20th century (Bio.com). Van Gogh lived a life of struggle and grew up poor and his work was not known throughout his entire lifetime but after his death became iconic (Bio.com). Van Gogh developed his love for painting from his…

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    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…

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    Starry Night was painted by a post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh in the late 19th century. It is one of Van Gogh’s best known paintings and it is hanged in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Van Gogh completed more than 2,100 works and he was notable for his beautiful and delicate paintings. The use of color, vehement brushwork and the silhouetted form of his work greatly influenced Expressionism in modern art. One of his greatest artwork, The Starry Night brought him to an opening of…

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    splashes of yellows, a textured cypress tree, yellow stars, a crescent moon glazed in its own yellow light, a blue mountain range, fields of blue, a town, buildings was a dash of orange in the windows, a church with a large steeple, vertical and horizontal lines, black lines in the tree, small trees in the town with curly tops, reflections of the yellow moonlight on the tops of the buildings and the small trees. Analysis There are five striking elements and principles of design throughout…

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    In 1889, a Dutch painter by the name of Vincent van Gogh created this piece called Wheat Field with Cypresses. This painting's medium was oil on canvas and had a dimension of 28 7/8 x 36 ¾ in. A Cypress is an evergreen coniferous tree in which van Gogh loved to capture and paint landscapes with the trees in it. He considered this to one of the best summer landscapes. An element found in this piece by Vincent van Gogh is line. Lines are all over in this piece and the lines connect to each other…

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    Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh and The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck are both famous paintings that were painted during the Post-Impressionism era and the Early Renaissance era. Each piece is unique and display different artistic composition. Starry Night portrays a glowing night sky over a village and The Arnolfini Portrait portrays a wealthy couple holding hands in a bedroom. The differences in time period and the artists’ experiences influenced the aesthetics of both artworks. Vincent…

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    art of the 20th century modern art; however he only sold one painting during his lifetime. Unfortunately, the renowned artist suffered from mental illness and spent most of his time agonizing at an asylum in Saint Remy, France where he painted portraits to convey his emotional and spiritual state. In 1889, Van Gogh was released from the asylum and ended his misery in 1890 by shooting himself (Department of European Paintings). One of Vincent van Gogh’s famous artworks “The Starry Night” was…

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