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    the Golden Age are lined by candlelit cafes, gabled houses, lush parks, colorful street markets, monumental museums and whirling bicycles. You will also enjoy a diverse array of dining options while in Amsterdam. The Venice of the North is legendary for their free-spirited and wild nightlife. These things are all what make it one of the great cities of Europe, and because of so much offered, it can sometimes be difficult knowing how to begin. The Best Sights of Amsterdam Amsterdam has the world's highest density for museums with more than 60 different museum to choose from. The Van Gogh Museum boasts ranks as the number one spot in the world for collections of Van Gogh's work, and if you visit Stedelijk Museum, it will showcase some of the more modern art with a more edgy contemporary installation. In the Museum Het Rembrandthuis, you can admire some of the etchings from the master Rembrandt. He lived a canal house from 1639 to 1658 where he worked, and it has now become a museum.…

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    Almond Blossoms Art Analysis

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    twentieth century suffered from mental illness, but went undiagnosed because there was not as extensive research there is nowadays. Some artists that have been suspected of having a mental illness are Marina Abramovic, Edvard Munch, Jackson Pollock, and Vincent Van Gogh. Those suffering from mental illness think very differently than those without. This could be the reasoning for why these artists have created works that are so unique from others at the time and have been deemed as…

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    Van Gogh Biography

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    Vincent Van Gough was born in Groot-Zundert, Holland on March 30, 1853. His father, Theodorus Van Goh was a Protestant minister, so he grew up in a religious atmosphere. A year before Vincent was born, his mother, Cornelia, gave birth to a son, named Vincent, who was stillborn. Throughout his childhood, he was haunted by the baby’s grave with his own name on it. He was the oldest of his siblings which consisted of one younger brother and three younger sisters. His mother encouraged him to draw…

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    Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands to a Theodorus van Gogh, a local minister, and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Vincent had two brothers (Theodorus and Cor) and three sisters (Elisabeth, Anna, and Willemina) and grew up a quiet and serious child. As a boy, he attended a village school in Zundert until 1860 and was then home schooled until 1864. At which time, he was sent away to a boarding school at Zevenbergen; where he became distressed after leaving…

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    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…

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    Vincent Van Gogh Essay

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    Vincent van Gogh was born second out of six children on March 30, 1853 to a clergyman, Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. During his childhood, Vincent displayed neither any indication of mental instability or inclination towards art making. Come 1869 he would become an apprentice for an art dealer firm Goupil & Cie at their headquarters in Paris. Eventually he would move to the branch in Hague where he would work for over a decade. At about this time his depression became apparent.…

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    Museum Analysis Sample

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    Museum Overview for the Minneapolis Institute of Art Before registering for this class, I reviewed the course description and saw that there was a field trip to the museum and was immediately excited. Although I have visited the Minneapolis Institute of Art before, it was over twenty years ago and I don’t remember much from that visit. From this class, I felt I was well prepared as what to expect, museum etiquette and what I needed to do while I was there to gather information needed to…

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    Name 04 September 20XX Vincent van Gogh as a Mad Genius Vincent van Gogh is celebrated as one of the most influential Western artists in history, but he is also one of the most complex. Born in the mid 1800s in the Netherlands, van Gogh spent the first portion of his life intent on studying theology but turned to art only a decade or so before his death. While he created over two thousand pieces of artwork that are revered today, he was not considered a famous or noteworthy artist while he was…

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    In the documentary film In a Brilliant Light: Van Gogh in Arles, produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1984, the life of misunderstood artist Vincent van Gogh is depicted, particularly his works done in Arles, France. The film takes the viewer on an in depth journey of van Gogh’s life highlight points such as his inspirations and specific paintings all the while weaving it into the story that is uniquely the artist’s own. Through the introduction of the artist’s inspirations…

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    Jake Seavy Carol Lorenz Humanities: Museum Paper 12/7/2016 The Plain of Auvers The title of the piece I chose is “Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers).” It is painted by Vincent van Gogh in July of 1890. The painting has various shades of green, yellow and blue. The sky is a light blue that has clouds that were painted in a circular pattern and it takes up about 1/3 of the picture. “The sky appears to stand a good several inches behind the horizon, the plain looks gradational by…

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