Vincent van Gogh

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  • Van Gogh Painter On The Road To Tarascon Analysis

    On the road to Tarascon Vincent Van Gogh did an artwork called, Painter on the road to Tarascon, that is a great, unfortunate, piece of canvas that did not last up to this day. The painting was around for a while to be admired by many people, but certain events led the original piece to not be available for the people of the 21st century. The Painter on the road to Tarascon canvas had a meaning towards Van Gogh himself in different ways. The painting may seem like a simple portrait of an artist…

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  • Van Gogh's Self-Portraits

    Van Gogh created many self-portraits over his short career but this one takes place in January of 1889, shortly after van Gogh cut off part of his own ear. It is uncertain why he did this to himself but it may be due to his mental issues and an argument with fellow painter Gauguin. Gauguin had been living and working with van Gogh in the Yellow House but left in late December 1888, around the time of this incident (Courtauld). It is believed that van Gogh gave the piece of his ear that he cut…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's Post-Impressionism In The Late 19th Century

    painters included Gauguin, Cezanne, Seurat and Vincent Van Gogh working in France in the 1880s. Post-Impressionists intended to express beyond the impression which is the main concern of the Impressionists, while subjects of the Impressionists' painting are mainly landscapes or scenes of modern suburban life. Indeed, in the Post-Impressionist paintings, the important thing is the expression of "emotional significance" (McCarthy, 1911, pp.8, 9). Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), one of the…

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  • Post Impressionism Era Of Art

    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 impressionism portrait pieces of the doctor. They were created on canvases with oil paints, like the majority of Vincent Van Gogh’s art pieces. And each piece is…

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  • Comparism And Post Impressionism

    know the name of Vincent van Gogh. Named after his deceased older brother, van Gogh was saddled with this burden his entire life, a constant reminder to his parents of their loss. However, from a young age, art was always a large presence in Vincent’s life. He worked in his uncle’s art school from 15 years old and spent a large amount of time in art museums when he moved to London. After coming out of a period where he hated art and considered becoming a minister, Vincent van Gogh taught himself…

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night

    The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) inspired by his Impressionist predecessors, cultivated a style that would be come to be known as Post-Impression. Van Gogh’s style expressed psychological and emotional responses to the surrounding world with an enhancing and expanding upon Impressionism. He used a brighter palette of colors with a looser brush stroke that left visual evidence of its action on the canvas. Historically, Van Gogh was known for having suffered from deep depression…

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  • Figurative Language And Symbolism In Starrry Night By Anne Sexton

    “Starry Night” is a poem by Anne Sexton that was written to show her own analysis of the painting by Vincent van Gogh which holds the same name. While the painting is a beautiful work in itself, Sexton’s poem provides details that accentuates the painting. Sexton’s interpretation of the painting is completely angled toward a beautiful death experience. Sexton’s poem is filled with imagery, figurative language, and diction that brings more life and understanding to the painting. Anne Sexton…

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  • What Does Vincent Van Gogh's What It Means To Be Creative?

    a creator that are witnessed in Van Gogh’s life. Van Gogh “was born in Groot-Zondert, Holland on March 30, 1853” (Impact, the Net.). He had many jobs before becoming an artist, which included a clerk, art salesman, and preacher. From around 1888 to current, since his paintings are sought after to this day Vincent Van Gogh is considered one of the famous painters of his time. He only sold one painting when he was alive, but today his paintings are famous. Van Gogh was sent to the Saint-Remy…

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  • The Starry Night Analysis

    Influencing Perception The Differences between Rocks at Belle-Île, Port-Domois by Claude Monet and The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh are all the more striking when one accounts for their similarities. In this paper, we will examine both pieces by how they were made, their historical context, as well as they compare to each other. At the time of its creation Van Gogh is going through great emotional turmoil, having been institutionalized for cutting off his own ear and offering it to a…

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  • Clichy Comparative Analysis

    inspire his work Camaret, Moonlight and Fishing Boats painted in 1894. Brittany was used as inspiration by many impressionists for its rural, unmodernized regions. On the other hand, Vincent Van Gogh used the industrial region of Clichy, a suburb of Paris, to cultivate his work Factories at Clichy in 1887. Although Van Gogh and Luce both utilize similar compositional structure, repetition…

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