The Chinese translation of the complete correspondence of Vincent van Gogh is published today in Shanghai. The Chinese publisher of Vincent van Gogh ? The Letters, Shanghai Fine Arts Publisher, organized a celebratory presentation. In...Show More Summary
If Mumbai is synonymous with kaali-peeli (black-and-yellow) taxis, then Delhi has its ubiquitous auto-rickshaws or autos in local parlance. The crowdfunded Taxi Fabric project, which was started in Mumbai to give the city's taxi seats a designer makeover, has now arrived in Delhi to refurbish the Indian capital's autos. Show More Summary
Works by van Gogh, Cèzanne, Rembrandt, Monet, Manet, and more are at your fingertips thanks to Electric Objects' new deal with The Getty, The National Gallery of Art, LACMA, The Rijksmuseum, and The New York Public Library.
The exhibition Van Gogh in Provence: Modernizing Tradition brings together 31 paintings ? of which 29 have never before been shown in Arles ? from the collections of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo. Show More Summary
Amsterdam is a city known for a variety of attractions like the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House which helps the municipality pull in an estimated 14 million visitors each year. Although the aesthetic beauty of Vondelpark and the Royal Palace has something to do with the tourism spike, the city’s reputation for […]
Google, the company that wants to catalogue and index the entire planet has expanded its view into the world of fine art paintings from the lights of Monet and Van Gogh with their new Gigapixel Art Camera. More akin to a large format scanning back than the sensor inside your DSLR, this camera certainly isn’t intended [...]Show More Summary
So much of the beauty and power of art lives in the details. You can only fully appreciate the genius of artists like Monet or Van Gogh when you stand so close to a masterpiece that your nose almost touches it. As you step back from the brush strokes, you wonder how it all comes together. Show More Summary
[show]Vincent van Gogh, Bridge in the rain (after Hiroshige), 1887via Lines and Colors
This interactive visualization uses textures taken from actual van Gogh paintings to imagine a more artful globe.
Birger Sandzén's Lake at Sunset, Colorado, 1921 ? a tour de force by "the American Van Gogh" ? sold May 7, 2016, for a record $670,000 in Heritage Auctions' American Art Auction in Dallas. Having been held by a Midwest Institution since...Show More Summary
Under the program, museum employees will provide advice and support in areas such as collection conservation and preservation, installation of climate control systems, museum management, and the development of educational programs.
WORKS of art are often viewed through the eyes of the artist that created them: that van Gogh’s vibrant “Sunflowers” were the product of happy times in Arles, or that Picasso’s “Le Rêve” and “Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust” were clues of his intense affair with Marie-Thèrese Walter, are common generalisations. Show More Summary
This year, conservators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, are studying and treating two paintings by Vincent van Gogh from the Museum's collection, painted during the final years of his life. Visitors can stop by the MFA's Conservation...Show More Summary
One of the most famous paintings ever made is The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. One of the most famous …
Bridge in the rain: after Hiroshige, Vincent van Gogh. Zoomable image on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikipedia; original is in the Van Gogh Museum. Sudden shower over Shin-Ohashi bridge and Atake, Utagawa Hiroshige; file on Wikipedia. About mid-way through his all too short career, Vincent van Gogh, like many of the French Impressionists […]
hebestofvangogh: Vincent van Gogh - Field with Poppies
dappledwithshadow: Vincent van Gogh Almond Tree in Blossom Arles, April 1888 oil on canvas, 50 cm x 37.5 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)
Art museums are getting good at presenting fascinating works of PR—sorry, art. Earlier this year, the Art Institute of Chicago built an amazing livable model of Van Gogh's "Bedroom" to promote an exhibition of the artist's work. Now,...Show More Summary
From Van Gogh to Poe, history is littered with famous cases of creative geniuses plagued by inner turmoil. But going beyond the anecdotal, are creative people really more prone to mental health difficulties?Past studies have led to conflicting results – for every one that uncovered a link, another has come along with the opposite result. Show More Summary
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