Today the Department of Extraordinary Embroidery is marveling at this awesome needlepoint of Vincent van Gogh’s iconic painting The Starry Night by embroidery artist Lauren Spark. The Melbourne, Australia-based artist is entirely self-taught and was asked by her mother to recreate van Gogh’s famous painting using a needle and thread. Show More Summary
It seems like everybody is recreating Van Gogh paintings out of unusual materials these days. Artist Stan Herd recently finished planting an entire field to resemble the Dutch Master's "Olive Trees," and now an embroidery artist and a microbiologist...
If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of...Show More Summary
FlippyCat—easily the most patient YouTube celebrity —spent around 11 hours recreating Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night using 7,067 carefully stacked dominoes that were then sent tumbling in a glorious chain reaction. Read more...
Canadian domino artist FlippyCat (previously featured here) brought The Starry Night to life using over 7,067 dominoes. He spent 11 hours painstakingly constructing his domino tribute to van Gogh’s post-impressionist masterpiece. Once...Show More Summary
The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). The more you empathize with the world, the more you feel its joy and pain, but too much can lead to overload. One of my interests is affective empathy, the involuntary desire not only to...Show More Summary
Who isn't obsessed with space? Artists and creative types certainly are. Van Gogh painted The Starry Night. Juliet hoped that when Romeo died, someone would “take him and cut him out into stars" so that he could "make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night.” Timon... More »
Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh via @brdskggs The internet's new favorite toy is an artificial neural network that Google released last week in an effort to explain how computers see the world. It finds parts of a picture that look like...Show More Summary
Doctor Who fans might know this artwork that places the TARDIS into Van Gogh’s The Starry Night. A lovely image! That would look good on a cake, wouldn’t it? Maybe it would, but behold the decorator’s actual interpretation of the image. This cake is part of a roundup at Cake Wrecks called When Photo Cakes Go Wrong that will put you off ever trying to use a photograph on a cake.
At night, the path is lit by thousands of twinkling stones, creating a beautiful night sky on the ground. The path is illuminated LED lights powered by a nearby solar array that charges during the day which, along with a light-collecting paint, creates a stunning
The European Space Agency brings us this new image based on data from the Planck satellite. My first reaction? It looks just like Van Gogh’s best-known masterpiece, The Starry Night. And you know what? Even Google agrees me. Read more...
image credit In June 1889, while in France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh painted 'The Starry Night.' A painting you’ve probably seen 100 times before. But in order to truly see and appreciate this masterpiece, you have to be able to...Show More Summary
10 Badass Princesses You’ve Probably Never Heard Of. Some ore fictional, others are historic, all rise above the passivity of the Disney version. Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.” If you’ve only seen it in 2D pictures, you’ll want to read this. Your Cat Is Trying To Communicate With You Through Meows, Yowls And Blinks. Show More Summary
Knowing a Van Gogh painting when you see it is one thing, but understanding it is quite another. In order to truly see and appreciate a van Gogh piece such as “The Starry Night,” you have to be able to look at it with a fresh eye (not an easy task for something you’ve probably seen seen 100 times before). Show More Summary
With its seductive swirls, intoxicating composition, and enchanting color palette, Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night is one of the world's most beloved and well-known works of art. In its creation and eventual success, there's much more to this Starry Night than you might have known. 1. Show More Summary
Here at The Eye, we love a glow-in-the-dark sidewalk. This week in the Netherlands, artist Daan Roosegaarde’s design studio inaugurated the Van Gogh–Roosegaarde bicycle path, a dreamy version of Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting...Show More Summary
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is a modern wizard of interactive landscapes. His poetic, art- and nature-inspired light installations include a glow-in-the-dark bike path reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night and a vibrant...Show More Summary
Vincent Van Gogh, most known for "Starry Night" and losing his left ear, may have left one final secret up his sleeve. His iconic painting "Cafe Terrace at Night" depicts a group of anonymous patrons enjoying an evening in Arles, France. Show More Summary
Van Gogh likely based his famed Starry Night on the scientific illustration below of the Whirlpool Galaxy by one William Parsons that appeared in a 19th century popular astronomy tome, according to Michael Benson's new book Cosmigraphics, a history of our efforts to illustrate the universe. Read the rest
(Photo: Amaury Sablon/Alligator) Van Truong, 19, is a sophomore anthropology student at the University of Florida. Last December, while studying for a final exam in biology, she thought of a new way to organize her notes. Using a whiteboard at a campus library, she recreated Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting Starry Night. Show More Summary