Vincent van Gogh

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Rembrandt Analysis

    painters, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669) painted over 40 self-portraits and Vincent Van Gogh, (1853–1890) painted over 30 self-portraits. An interesting aspect of Rembrandt’s self-portraits, writers talk about the quality and techniques, but never, about why there 's so many and the reason behind them. Nobody writes about, how they record his progress from a young man, to when he was an old man deteriorating, losing his spirit or vigor in his face. Van Gogh self-portraits show his…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Analysis

    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 ( Vincent Van Gogh’s painting, Starry Night (1889) (Figure1) highly influenced the 20th century ( 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 ( Van Gogh developed his love for painting from his…

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  • The Night Cafe Vincent Van Gogh Analysis

    Critical Analysis on The Night Cafe by Vincent Van Gogh In 1888, Vincent Van Gogh painted a painting called The Night Cafe. He used oil on canvas as his medium and used a 72,4 cm by 92.1 cm canvas. The subject matter of the piece is a narrative, and the setting takes place indoors. To be more specifically it’s in a cafe which contains many still lives such as clocks, tables, chairs, glasses, and much more.In addition to the still lifes there is also many people doing a variety of things…

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  • Symbolism In The Starry Night By Vincent Van Gogh

    The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh is a traditional symbol of the Post-Impressionist movement. It depicts a landscape that is flushed with luminescent stars, swirling clouds and a radiant crescent moon. The composition of The Starry Night is characterized by exaggerated and surrealistic brushstrokes. For example, interwoven lines are featured in lieu of a silhouette. Contoured shadows are also highlighted to convey the emotional state of Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh features precisely…

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  • Night Cafe Vincent Van Gogh Analysis

    Night Cafe Who was Vincent Van Gogh? And why the night cafe is one of his masterpiece and most famous painting? In the Modernist world there were so many fabulous and famous paintings but in this essay I want to focus in Vincent Gogh.Vincent Gogh was born on March 30 of 1853 in Netherland. He studied paintings while living in Paris in 1886. He was a Dutch artist whose work had a far reaching influence on 20th-century art. He never married he declared his love to Eugénie Loyer, but she reject…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh The Starry Night

    Descriptive Paper November 12th 2015 Vincent Van Gough is known for his very famous oil on canvas still life landscape painting “The Starry Night”, created in 1889, which can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art. Vincent Van Gough was an expressionist painter, and “The Starry Night” is definitely an example of the expressionist time period, which was known for exaggerating aspects of the form in a painting to attract emotions rather than reasons. Vincant Van Gough was a dutch artist who had a…

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  • Famous Paintings: The Potato Eaters By Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent van Gogh painted over eight hundred paintings in less than ten years. He lived from 1853-1890 only spending the last ten years of his life painting. Gogh’s most commonly used style was impasto, thickly used oil paints on stretched canvases allowing the movement, and texture to be visually seen. Each one of his pieces of work had a unique meaning behind it. People believe after his father 's death Gogh’s art talents were unbound due to his technique, and talents changing miraculously. He…

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  • Describe And Analysis: Starry Night By Vincent Van Gogh

    Art Investigation Describe and Analyze: Starry Night is one of Vincent Van Gogh, a French post-impressionist, many famous paintings and is also the most well-known. This painting was created in 1889 and is an oil on canvas landscape painting. According to Wikipedia Vincent Van Gogh painted this painting while in an asylum and is actually a view out of his window. Today, Starry Night is owned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York and has been since 1941. The night sky background was…

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  • Vincent Willem Van Gogh: Famous Dutch Artist

    Vincent Willem van Gogh, born on March 30, 1853 in Groot-Zunderch, Netherlands, would one day be considered one of the worlds greatest Dutch painters. However, as talented and intelligent as he was, he would remain poor throughout his life. He knew four languages, had natural talent as an artist, chose a life in the ministry, but did not conform to others ideology or expectations. He refused to take Latin exams as he believed it to be a “dead language of poor people”. Unfortunately, he also had…

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  • Compare And Contrast Starry Night And Vincent Van Gogh

    assignment, I have chosen Vincent Van Gogh. The paintings I will write about are his “Starry Night” which may be his most well-known and possibly his last painting “Wheatfield with Crows.” I have chosen these paintings because of the importance they represent and the story behind them. In this essay, I will breakdown the paintings, compare and contrast them and give a brief background of the paintings and the artist. During the time, these paintings were drawn Van Gogh had admitted himself…

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