• 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...
  • Van Gogh The Expressionist
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    "What lives in art and is eternally living, is first of all the painter, and then the painting." - Vincent Van Gogh Expressionism is an art form in which the very style itself and the symbols that the artist uses are meant to express his innermost feelings on the subject. Vincent van Gogh has often been hailed as the quintessential expressionist painter. His artwork covers a range of moods over the years, and his canvases are almost mirrors into his troubled soul. Vincent van Gogh lived a troubl...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Riordan Prochnicky Vincent Death Kurt
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    The most successful or famous artists are not always as happy as successful people are portrayed- living a life of fame, fortune, and glamour. The following examples will show some of the problems that four different artists have suffered in the past century. Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch painter who lived from March 30, 1853 to July 29, 1890. He is now one of the most famous painters in modern art (World Book 306). He only sold one painting in his living days, but now his paintings are consider...
  • 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...
  • Riordan Prochnicky Vincent Death Kurt
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    The most successful or famous artists are not always as happy as successful people are portrayed- living a life of fame, fortune, and glamour. The following examples will show some of the problems that four different artists have suffered in the past century. Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch painter who lived from March 30, 1853 to July 29, 1890. He is now one of the most famous painters in modern art (World Book 306). He only sold one painting in his living days, but now his paintings are consider...
  • 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 Peasant Paintings Painting
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    Portrait of the Peasant by Vincent van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh has always been an interesting artist who has captured the attention and admiration of many artists, critics and mere admirers. Like many artists during his life he suffered many disappointments, which in turn caused him to go through some transitions in style and subject matter regards to his work. It is quite interesting to actually see the changes that occurred in his life through his work, a gift that not many artists are blessed ...
  • 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...
  • Van Gogh 8212 Vincent Painting
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    Analysis Of Van Gogh's "Crows Over The Analysis Of Van Gogh's "Crows Over The W Vincent van Gogh/ Crows Over a Wheatfield (1853-1890) Vincent walked into the room. His eyes were bloodshot. He stood dazed. Doctor Gachet stopped sipping his drink. He happened to look into a mirror over Vincent's shoulder and saw that there was a revolver behind his back. The many folds on the doctor's face became tense. "Mon Ami,' he stammered. Vincent gazed at him, laughed awkwardly, and then marched out. As soo...