Vincent van Gogh

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  • Vincent Van Gogh's Midnight In Paris

    Vincent Van Gogh was a post-Impressionist painter and his art work is highly regarded. He died at the young age of 37 in 1890. There are two movies that feature the art work of Van Gogh “Lust for Life” and “Midnight in Paris”. These movies were Academy Award winners. As far as it is known, supposedly this artist sold only one painting in his lifetime. His most celebrated art work is “The Starry Night” and this painting became part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New…

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  • Van Gogh A Starry Night Symbolism

    A Very Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh created Starry Night in an asylum looking out his window. This is the way that Van Gogh depicted nature. The painting was the most famous of all the paintings he did. It was the only painting he sold. Van Gogh painted two pictures of Starry Night but they did not come out the way he wanted them to. The idea of Starry Night was over a “land scape and not a town.” (Soth) He wrote to his brother Theo about his vision of what he thought about what he saw outside…

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  • What It Means To Be Creative By S. I Hayakawa Analysis

    many aspects that are seen in Van Gogh. Van Gogh was a famous painter from about 1888 to current, seeing as his paintings are still sought after to this very day. He was also famous for cutting off his own ear. Through his letters to his brother Theo he has given us a look into his life, in addition we see the pain and suffering, as well as the joy he went through from day to day. In the Hayakawa essay he named numerous aspects of a creator which you will see Van Gogh follows a number of these…

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  • In A Brilliant Light: Van Gogh In Arles

    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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  • Essay On Art Appreciation

    with a mixture of yellow, green, blue, and white with green the dominate color and in the middle, there stands the big Cypress tree, which the artist used a mixture of greens, yellow and a touch of blue to bring out the realness of a tree in nature. Van Gogh is one of the most sought-after artists of this era, but when you look at this painting objectively at first glance it would seem that it does not really present a high degree of artistic sophistication. It appears the Cypresses is painted…

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  • Starry Night Formal Analysis

    pay closer attention to. The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh was painted in June of 1889. The view is from his room at Saint-Remy-de-Provence asylum. This piece was supposedly painted from memory and the stars are said to be based on a constellation Van Gogh had seen earlier. One of the first things that catches the viewers eye is the swirling…

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  • Van Gogh Bed Bedroom At Arles Analysis

    home is an important step in everyone’s life. Most people want a place they can call their own, to live in a space without relying on the dependency of others. Throughout his life, Van Gogh had lived in approximately thirty-seven different homes, some of which he only spent weeks in. Due to his financial status, Van Gogh would constantly have to rely on the hospitality of his family and friends, spending his time as nothing more than a border. However, in 1888 he was final able to find a home of…

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  • Post Impressionism In Modern Art

    The three main artists which were called post-impressionists after their death were Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin and Vincent Van Gogh. But it mainly started with Paul Cezanne. Paul Cezanne and Paul Gauguin were the post-impressionist artists who began to respond the questions raised by impressionists, their artworks had lots of feelings in them, they also felt that something…

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  • Impressionism In Art

    For my paper, I decided that I wanted to focus on artistic movements in paintings. During my time in Paris, I saw an array of artwork whether it was sculptures, photography, paintings, drawings, etc. I went to a couple of museums and saw pieces of work that fit into all of those artistic categories. As a viewer, you could see the difference between French artwork compared to African or Asian artwork. In this essay, I am going to compare and contrast 6 paintings from the french impressionism…

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  • Impressionism In The Goose Girl At Montfoutcault And The Rocks

    Post-Impressionism. Impressionists favored independent exhibitions, instead of government -controlled institution. Post Impressionism was the title bestowed upon the people who opposed the Impressionists. Camille Pissarro's The Goose Girl at Montfoutcault and Vincent Van Gogh's The Rocks are perfect comparisons of post-impressionists and impressionists. We will discuss the important figures of the two movements and each of their contributions before directly analyzing the two paintings.…

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