T oday is the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved outsiders, the iconic post-Impressionist whose melancholic spirit and rapturous paintings forever colored our notion of the "tortured artist." Yes, we're talking about Vincent...Show More Summary
It's another Monday, and it's Vincent van Gogh's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm wearing Lush Kerbside Violet (quick review coming up, hopefully tomorrow). Reminder: this Friday, 3 April, is Chanel TNG...
Monday would have been the 162nd birthday of the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh, famous for his post-Impressionist paintings, created more than 2,100 works over the course of his life. Though famous in death, he was largely ignored in life. Van Gogh spent years battling anxiety, manic...
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
The famed Keukenhof gardens near Amsterdam opened for its 66th season on Friday, the first day of spring.
The first major American exhibition to explore French floral still-life painting in the 19th century, Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower is on view in Richmond March 21 ? June 21, 2015. Co-curated by Dr. Mitchell Merling, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts? Paul Mellon Curator and Head of European Art, and Dr. Show More Summary
Amsterdam is famous for dead artists. Rembrandt to Van Gogh (historic artists), Herman Brood to Sylvia Kristel and Van Gogh again (modern artists). Riches and poverty, fame and obscurity, suicide, disease and assassination ended lives made famous with their art in Amsterdam. Show More Summary
A Manila venue called Art in island “helps jaded museum-goers regain a healthy perspective on art by allowing them to touch, sit on, and climb 3D approximations of paintings like Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night. With portions of each work slightly altered or left out entirely, the art isn’t […]
On this day in 1901 a showing of seventy-one Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, 11 years after his death, created a sensation.
At the drop of a hat, any art buff could name a prominent 19th-century artist, whether it's Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Degas or Pierre-Auguste Renoir. But how sharp is your knowledge of prominent black artists of that same era? See also:...Show More Summary
You've probably seen Vincent van Gogh's Café Terrace at Night a ton of times. But what's the group in the back group in the back? Researcher Jared Baxter points out that there's a long-haired central figure, surrounded by twelve others and a thirteenth departing. READ MORE »
In the spring of 1886, Vincent van Gogh visited Paris for an extended stay, leaving the city in early 1888. This trip was the catalyst for most of his famous, dynamically colorful works. During his time in Paris, Van Gogh encountered...Show More Summary
Did Vincent van Gogh hide an homage to Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in one of his most famous paintings?
Google has launched a neat new extension for Chrome that brings you a fresh piece of art from the likes of Monet or Van Gogh every time you open a tab
Do you know what Abraham Lincoln, Vincent Van Gogh, Ernest Hemingway and Marilyn Monroe have in common? If you guessed they all had bipolar disorder, you’re right.
A landscape drawing by Vincent Van Gogh will be shown in public for the first time in 105 years. Le Moulin d'Alphonse Daudet à Fontvielle will be unveiled at TEFAF Maastricht, after being held in private collections since 1910. READ MORE »
Red lead is most familiar to us in orange-red rustproof paint. Artists have treasured the brilliant color of this pigment for their paintings since ancient times. However, various aging processes cause discoloration of the saturated hue over time. Show More Summary
“Le Moulin d’Alphonse Daudet à Fontvieille, which depicts vivid green grapevines leading up to a windmill with broken wings in the distance, is a work on paper that he created with graphite, reed pen and ink and watercolour shortly after he reached Arles, in the south of France.”
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Dearest Lar, While you’re exploring Amsterdam (finding canals, drinking green juice, buying Van Gogh postcards, etc.), I did a little exploring in my own backyard today. Fig and Flower opened up a little less than a year ago in the Poncey Highland neighborhood and I’ve been meaning to check it out ever since. Fig and […]