Vincent van Gogh

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  • Vincent Van Gogh: Living With Art

    Vincent van Gogh “…I have found in my work something to which I can devote myself heart and soul…” (Living with Art p.10). Vincent van Gogh was a deeply disturbed man, however, he found his form of expression through art. Initially working as an art broker with his brother, Theo, he soon come to make art of his own (van Gogh’s p.11). However, the years he spent working with and on his art were in the latter ten years of his life (Living with Art p.10). While working through his troubles, he…

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  • Summary Of The Illness Of Vincent Van Gogh

    more famous and we come to know him as the artistic legend he is portrayed as today. But while Van Gogh did showcase incredible talent and skill, his life was not without hardship. Van Gogh struggled with his love life, self mutilation, and debilitating mental anguish. Wilfred Arnold explains his troubled life in his article, The Illness of Vincent Van Gogh. Arnold has done extensive research on Van Gogh’s life, attempting to diagnose and understand his illness based on his journals,…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Post Impressionism

    Vincent van Gogh once said, “I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process” (“Vincent Van Gogh, and His Paintings”). The only thing a lot of people know about Vincent is that he truly did lose his mind and that he cut his own earlobe off. They don’t know anything about his work or his history. Vincent was a unique and unusual man, yet he truly was an artistic genius. Like so many, though, this wasn’t realized until after he had already passed. The oldest of six…

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  • 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…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh As A Role Model

    many quotes made by Vincent Van Gogh, a famous artist from the 1800’s. He loved to paint, he believed painting and being an artist was his destiny; his calling. But sadly, he developed many mental and a few physical problems while fulfilling his destiny, thus why he lost his mind. But, he was not completely alone when these disorders happened, he had his brother, Theo, to help him. Theo encouraged Vincent’s painting. He tried to sell Vincent’s paintings, he even gave money to Vincent for food…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh: The Starry Night

    Vincent Van Gogh was born in 1853 in the village of Groot Zundert, in the northern region of the Netherlands. As a child, Van Gogh had shown little interest in art but at the age of sixteen he moved to The Hauge, where he worked for his uncle as a clerk for the art dealers Goupil and Co. for the next four years. However, after the influence of his father, a Protestant Pastor, Van Gogh left the firm to pursue theology studies, however, Van Gogh never completed his studies in theology and mission…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh: The Value Of Art

    is decided by that of the history of the artwork itself. One could look to Vincent Van Gogh; whose works became no more extraordinary after his death, but his tragic story assisted in him to become a household name. The history of the artist surpassed that of his paintings, causing the painting to become famous in turn. This statement will be further argued and shown utilizing the works of Kazimir Malevich and Rembrandt Van Rijn. Each of these men…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night

    In 1886, Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh moved to Paris, France and was inspired by Japanese artist and other Impressionists whom were also studying Japanese art work. He admired the elegance, bold colors, and striking designs that characterized ukiyo-e prints. van Gogh adopted Japanese influence into his work (known as Japonisme) and it is evident in his most famous work, Starry Night. ( Vincent van Gogh painted Starry Night,…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Art Style

    David May Kucharski Drawing I Due: December 5th Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh is most commonly known for his style of “impasto” which is a technique where paint, usually oil paint is laid on thickly and sometimes in layers so that the paint strokes are visible to the viewer. However, throughout his lifetime, Van Gogh experimented with many different styles and techniques. Some of those being oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, and sketches. But even within these different styles, one…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Potato Eaters

    Vincent van Gogh Abdulla Al-Ubaidy Block: C An artist by the name of Vincent van Gogh has produced more than 2,100 art works. He was a very talented artist that is known in this day and age. One of his first pieces was “The Potato Eaters”. Many more of his art included oil paintings, water colors, drawings, sketches and prints. He helped develop art in a completely new way at such a young age, which has helped his art become prominent. At the age 27 Van Gogh infiltrated…

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