• The Art And Life Of Van Gogh
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    The Art and Life of Vincent van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most distinguished modern artists. His early work depicts humble subjects, peasants mostly, with a gentle hand. Many of his other paintings are mostly room settings, and still lifes of flowers with such intensity that it would seem as if he had captured a piece of the sun and used it in his painting. It is truly ironic that during his lifetime, he received no recognition whatsoever, and only sold one painting. Van Gogh faltered...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Paintings Paris Rijksmuseum
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    Gogh, Vincent Willem van (1853-1890), Dutch post impressionist painter, whose work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Early in life he displayed a moody, restless temperament that was to thwart his every pursuit. By the age of 27 he had been in turn a salesman in an art gallery, a French tutor, a theological student, and an evangelist among the miners at Wa...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Color Painted Art
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    Vincent Van Gogh is a Dutch post impressionist painter who has a tragically short career. His work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Holland. He was the eldest son of six children in the family, and his father was a Dutch Protestant pastor. By the age of 27 he had been a salesman in an art gallery, a French tutor, a theological student, and a preacher among the miners at Was mes...
  • Van Gogh Life One Left
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    The nineteenth century was home to many great artists. One of the most predominate artists was Vincent Van Gogh, born on March 30, 1853 in Holland. Van Gogh was an unsuccessful post impressionist painter during his short, turbulent, tragic life. It is not until after his death that Van Gogh! |s work was truly realized for its unique quality and appreciated. Today he is extolled as an artistic genius. During his life, Van Gogh produced about seven hundred fifty paintings and one thousand six hund...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Life Years Brother
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    Perhaps the only way to disentangle, for yourself, the real Vincent Van Gogh from the creation of so many others, is to study the great mass of work he has left behind. Locally, his art is on display at museums including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and New York's, Metropolitan Museum, and Museum of Modern Art. In addition to his art, some 600 of Van Gogh's letters survive, all translated into English. Most are written to Vincent's beloved and devoted brother, Theo, his sole supporter all his...
  • Van Gogh Art One Vincent
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    Art! What is Art Art is the expression of ideas in some sensuous medium. And the ideas, in taking material forms of beauty, make a direct appeal to the emotions through the senses, Thus, the medium of sculpture is solids, the medium of music is sound and the medium of painting is color." Appreciation of art is the understanding, the awareness, the sensitivity to the work of the artist." (George, Lauren Kane) Vincent Van Gogh was indeed a brilliant artist. His work influenced and inspired many pe...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Theo Love Art
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    Biography of Vincent Van Gogh What drove Vincent Van Gogh, born March 30, 1853, to his mental illness and suicide Could it have been the many things he tried, but failed at in his life He failed in many different careers, in love, and even his artwork. Van Gogh sold only one painting his entire life. Because of his mental illness, he was considered a crazy person. At the age of sixteen, Van Gogh went to go work with his Uncle Vincent, whom he was named after, as an art dealer at the Gou pil and ...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Woe Is Me
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    Vincent Van Gogh: Woe is Me During the last twenty years of the nineteenth century a new form of artistic painting formed. Postimpressionism was a form of art where the artist was highly individual and expressive. Some of the most creative painters in history helped to make the style a success. Paul Gauguin and Paul Cezanne are two of the most creative and popular painters among the post impressionists, but not the master. The master of the post impressionist movement was Vincent Van Gogh. Vinc...
  • Outline Of Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh. Early Life A. Birth 1. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853. 2. Vincent van Gogh was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands. 3. Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave birth to a first, stillborn child -- also named Vincent. B. Family 1. Theodor us van Gogh was Vincent father. And Anna Cornelia Carbentus was Vincent Mother. 2. Vincent had Brother name Theo van Gogh. 3. Vincent had a Sister name Elizabeth Van Gogh. C. School 1. Van Gogh attended...
  • Van Gogh Vincent Paris Art
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    Insanity of an Artist Vincent William Van Gogh, currently a world known artist, lead a depressing life and only sold 1 painting during his lifetime. He was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot Zundert, Netherlands. The Van Gogh's family consist of Theodor us Van Gogh (The father), Anna Cornelia Carbentus (The mother), Theo Van Gogh (The younger brother), Elizabeth Van Gogh (The sister), and finally Vincent Van Gogh (The older brother). Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave b...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Gosh Life Theo
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    What fascinates me much, much more than anything else in my m'e tier is the portrait, the modern portrait... I should like to do portraits which will appear as revelations to people in 100 years time.' - VINCENT VAN GOGH, 1890 What could be a more disturbing image than the one of Vincent Van Gogh as the wanderer? Of his time spent in poverty and isolation he sought to help those around him, and perhaps to find himself in the process. Picture Vincent as he gives his first Sunday sermon in Islewor...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Time Art Theo
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    On March 30, 1853 Vincent Van Gogh was born in the small village of Groot-Zundert, Holland. When he is eleven, he begins schooling where he starts to draw for the first time. People begin to notice how magnificent his works were, and after he finishes school he begins to sell his paintings to art dealers. Van Gogh starts spending more time with his brother Theo. They create a deep bond with each other and discuss things, which today, help us understand Van Gogh much better. In 1873, he joins th...
  • Van Gogh Vincent Art Family
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    Most casual art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but successful artist. This is far from the actual truth of his chaotic life which was filled with failure in every occupational pursuit he attempted including painting, and was marked by episodes of depression, violence, and abnormal behavior. Thanks to the preservation of thousands of letters Van Gogh had written to friends and family, especially to his brother Theo, we have a nearly complete understanding of his feelings, experiments, and view...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Art Work Paris
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    Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter, whose work represents the archetype of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Van Gogh's birth came one year to the day after his mother gave birth to a first, stillborn child; also named Vincent. There has been much speculation about Vincent van Gogh suffering later psychological trauma as a result of being a 'replacement child' an...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Gauguin Theo Art
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    Vincent van Gogh was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands on 30 March 1853. He is the son of Theodor us van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Van Gogh attended a boarding school in Zevenbergen for two years and then went on to attend the King Willem II secondary school in Tilburg for two more years. Then at the age of 15 he left his studies. Vincent's two uncles and his younger brothers are art dealers and the in flounced Vincent greatly. Vincent also became an art dealer for seven more years....
  • Van Gogh's Self Prostrate
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    Vincent Van Gogh was born in 1853 in Holland. Van Gogh worked various jobs before becoming a theology student in Amsterdam. But because of both professional and personal failures Van Gogh decided to 'comfort the humble' and he went to live and work in a mining community. While working and living in the mining community Van Gogh found himself drawn more and more to art. So in 1880 Vincent moved to Brussels and then to Antwerp to study painting. Van Gogh didn't start his career in art until he wa...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Art Started God
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    Vincent Van Gogh was born in Groot-Zundert, in 1853. When he was in his teens he would go help his uncle who was an art dealer. In 1878, Vincent was studying to become a minister, but he failed his theology exams and could not be ordained. He became a preacher instead, and he preached for a poor coal -mining district. Van Gogh soon became interested in art, and in 1880, he started it as a profession. He started out doing still lifes and scenes of pleasant life done in dark colors. In 1886, he w...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Term Paper
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    Vincent Van Gogh, the creator of The Starry Night, was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands on March 30 th, 1853. Van Gogh was the son of Theodor us van Gogh, a pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church, and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Van Gogh mainly painted and drew images of the poor in the early stages of his career. Van Gogh eventually painted his first important work in 1885, The Potato Eaters. In 1886, Van Gogh moved in with his brother in Paris and further improved as an artist. He stayed t...
  • Visual Analysis Vincent Van Gogh's Vineyards At Auvers
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    Through most of his life Vincent van Gogh suffered greatly from some form of mental illness, according to writer Philip Vickers the illness "was probably epilepsy." Because of this illness van Gogh lived in the small French village of Auvers where he spent the last months of his life, while creating some his most monumental works that include Starry Night, Wheat Fields Under Clouded Ski, Wheat Field with Crows, The Church at Auvers, and Vineyards at Auvers. Vincent stayed in Auvers at the Ravo...
  • A Starry Night Van Gogh
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    Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night is a marvelous painting in which Van Gogh paints a picture that is colorful and descriptive. This painting can be described as mysterious and intriguing. It can signify a variety of moods, objects, and atmosphere. Van Gogh portrays a small French town located in the countryside. This town is characterized by rolling mountains, big starry sky, small houses, green fields, a large tree, and a church. He uses these details to paint a story full of color a...