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  • Van Gogh
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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...
  • Age Twenty Seven Van Gogh
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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 hundre...
  • Vincent Willem Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh Although he is almost unknown during his brief lifetime, Vincent Willem van Gogh, was born Mar. 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, the Netherlands and is today probably the most known and appreciated representative of art. His work became an important bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries; and it was particularly influential. Van Gogh clearly showed artistic talent even as a child, but neither he or his family imagined that painting would become his career. Instead, at the age of ...
  • Gogh's Intent
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    Vincent Van Gogh was and still is, a well know artist, but did people really know him? Did they have any idea what was going on in his brain? From the looks of his final self-portrait, I think not. This painting was completed just months before his suicide, while he was living in Avers, a hospital which treated patents, like Van Gogh, for mental illnesses. From my point of view, I feel that Van Gogh's intent was to show his strong emotions. He obviously wanted to show his strong effort of will d...
  • Differentiation Between Picasso And Van Gogh
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    To the SWF with a PhD: Basically, Im a nervous person. Ill tell you now that Ive never had a date, but I just know that we were meant to be. The things you look for, slim build, knowledge of the Wicca religion, and the ability to differentiate between Van Gogh and Picasso describe me to a tee. I cant wait until our wedding day, which should be soon because Im nearly over two hills. Did I mention that Im a nervous person Concerning the line of your ad stating Slim build is a great impression of a...
  • Period Of Time Van Gogh
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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 the...
  • Same Time Van Gogh's Painting Style
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    Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853 in Zundert, a village in the south of the Netherlands. His father was the protestant minister of the place, but three of his father's brothers were art dealers, and so it is only natural that Vincent became an apprentice at the shop of his uncle Vincent van Gogh in The Hague. His uncle had become a partner in the firm of Goupil & Cie, and after having worked in The Hague for four years Vincent was sent to other branches of the Goupil firm, first ...
  • Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh; a well known name by most and a highly reputable figure amongst painters and other artists, he showed his true talent and passion for the arts in his short career, a career which only lasted ten years (Preble 117). As we know, it takes a tremendous amount of effort, awareness and creativity to convey your emotions, thoughts and feelings through your work. Here, we will attempt to construe his feelings through his work and also begin to view and understand thing...
  • Lines Van Gogh
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    Vincent Van Gogh, the creator of The Starry Night, was born in Groot Zundert, The Netherlands on March 30th, 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 true t...
  • Place Of Vincent Van Gogh
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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 Ravoux...
  • Gogh's Painting Of A Landscape
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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...

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