Title: Van Gogh's Letters: The Mind of the Artist in Paintings, Drawings, and Words, 1875-1890
Author: Vincent van Gogh H. Anna Suh
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Vincent van Gogh H. Anna Suh
Vincent Willem van Gogh, for whom color was the chief symbol of expression, was born in Groot Zundert, Holland The son of a pastor, brought up in a religious and cultured atmosphere, Vincent was highly emotional and lacked self confidence Between 1860 and 1880, when he finally decided to become an artist, van Gogh had had two unsuitable and unhappy romances and had worked unsuccessfully as a clerk in a bookstore, an art salesman, and a preacher in the Borinage a dreary mining district in Belgium , where he was dismissed for overzealousness He remained in Belgium to study art, determined to give happiness by creating beauty The works of his early Dutch period are somber toned, sharply lit, genre paintings of which the most famous is The Potato Eaters 1885 In that year van Gogh went to Antwerp where he discovered the works of Rubens and purchased many Japanese prints.In 1886 he went to Paris to join his brother Th o, the manager of Goupil s gallery In Paris, van Gogh studied with Cormon, inevitably met Pissarro, Monet, and Gauguin, and began to lighten his very dark palette and to paint in the short brushstrokes of the Impressionists His nervous temperament made him a difficult companion and night long discussions combined with painting all day undermined his health He decided to go south to Arles where he hoped his friends would join him and help found a school of art Gauguin did join him but with disastrous results In a fit of epilepsy, van Gogh pursued his friend with an open razor, was stopped by Gauguin, but ended up cutting a portion of his ear lobe off Van Gogh then began to alternate between fits of madness and lucidity and was sent to the asylum in Saint Remy for treatment.In May of 1890, he seemed much better and went to live in Auvers sur Oise under the watchful eye of Dr Gachet Two months later he was dead, having shot himself for the good of all During his brief career he had sold one painting Van Gogh s finest works were produced in less than three years in a technique that grew and impassioned in brushstroke, in symbolic and intense color, in surface tension, and in the movement and vibration of form and line Van Gogh s inimitable fusion of form and content is powerful dramatic, lyrically rhythmic, imaginative, and emotional, for the artist was completely absorbed in the effort to explain either his struggle against madness or his comprehension of the spiritual essence of man and nature.
Virtual Views Van Gogh s Starry Night MoMA Dec , Vincent van Gogh s The Starry Night has been a visitor favorite at MoMA since it first appeared in our Van Gogh retrospective in and then was acquired in To become acquainted with the heart and mind of its maker, there is no better source than his letters Those to his brother Theo, in particular, reveal his deepest aims and convictions, and his pleasures and anxieties, especially Irises Getty Museum Each one of Van Gogh s irises is unique He carefully studied their movements and shapes to create a variety of curved silhouettes bounded by wavy, twisting, and curling lines The painting s first owner, French art critic Octave Mirbeau, one of Van Gogh s earliest supporters, wrote How well he has understood the exquisite nature of flowers Vincent van Gogh Paintings Analysis Complete Works Influence of Vincent van Gogh Today Vincent van Gogh is generally regarded as the greatest Dutch painter since Rembrandt Even though he garnered only a very limited following during his lifetime, Van Gogh s artistic style had a considerable impact on scores of artists who followed His works heralded the development of the Fauvism, Expressionism and Modernism schools of the th century. Johanna van Gogh Bonger Johanna Gezina van Gogh Bonger October September was a Dutch editor and translator of the letters of the van Gogh brothers She was the wife of Theo van Gogh, art dealer, and the sister in law of the painter Vincent van Gogh and became a key player in Self Portrait by Vincent Van Gogh This, the last of Van Gogh s self portraits and one of the greatest, was painted only months before his death The compulsive, restless all over ornament of the background, recalling the work of mental patients, is for some physicians evidence that the painting was done in a psychotic state. Death of Vincent van Gogh Bogomila Welsh Ovcharov Van Gogh in Provence and Auvers, Universe, , pages ISBN External links Vincent van Gogh and Auvers sur Oise with an account of Van Gogh s last weeks, his paintings from Auvers, and the relevant correspondence. Biography Vincent van Gogh for Kids Letters to His Brother Much of what we know about van Gogh comes from letters he wrote to his brother Theo Theo worked in an art gallery in Paris and supported Vincent s art career He sent Vincent money and encouraged him Theo tried to sell Vincent s paintings, but no one wanted to buy them.
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