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Feature-length painted animated film set to bring Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Loving Vincent is a film that is true to this deathbed testament, and explores the intense mind of this towering genius through his own paintings. Brought to you by Oscar winning studio BreakThru Films, and Painter-Director Dorota Kobiela. Show More Summary

Van Gogh on Principles, Talking vs. Doing, and the Human Pursuit of Greatness

4 days agoOdd : Brain Pickings

"Principles are good and worth the effort only when they develop into deeds... The great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

Five Buzzy Museum Shows of 2014

Adding big stars to Hollywood and Broadway productions is often a reliable way to attract audiences. The tactic works for museums, too, where crowds have turned out for exhibits of Matisse, van Gogh and other big-name artists.

The Van Gogh Museum ends 2014 extremely well with a record number of visitors

last weekArts : Artdaily

This year, more than 1.6 million visitors have paid a visit to the Van Gogh Museum ? despite the fact that the Kurokawa wing was not accessible to visitors as a result of the construction of the new glass entrance building at the side of Museumplein. Show More Summary

Mr. Turner

Biopics about great artists are seldom great works of art themselves. How do you show Bach tinkering idly at the keyboard, or Van Gogh chewing the end of his paintbrush at an easel, without trivializing the mysterious process by which...Show More Summary

Iconic Self Portraits Imagined As Selfies For Samsung Ad

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a series of three famous self portraits (Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Albrecht Dürer) reimagined as selfies to advertise Samsung's new Samsung NX mini camera. The NX mini camera has a 3-inch, forward-facing, flip-up screen because it's important your vanity gets the respect it deserves. Show More Summary

Famous Self-Portrait Paintings Are Reimagined As Selfies in Clever Samsung Camera Ads

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

In these clever ads for the Samsung NX mini camera, classic self-portrait paintings are reimagined as selfies. The campaign depicts artists Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and Albrecht Dürer. The campaign was created by ad agency Leo Burnett Switzerland. ‘ images via Samsung via Ads of the World, Photoblog.hk, PetaPixel

8 Museum Directors Reveal Their Favorite Work of Art

Doulgas DruickArt Institute of ChicagoChicago, IllinoisWhat was the first work of art that left an impression on you?I was 15 when I had my first eureka moment in front of a work of art. I was visiting an exhibition on Van Gogh at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in... More »

Decoding Creativity – It’s In the Genes!

What do Beethoven and the violinist who plays in the subway for a few dollars of tips share? What’s common between Vincent Van Gogh and the spraycan-wielding graffiti artists who paint the walls of your city with their bold artwork? Creativity? Yes, but the similarities go deeper. According to scientists and psychologists, these artists share […]

Extrapolated Art

2 weeks agoOdd : Kottke.org

Yarin Gal used an "inpainting" algorithm to extend the canvases of notable paintings. Like van Gogh's Starry Night or Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa: There's a post on the Wolfram Alpha blog about how you can achieve similar effects using the Wolfram Language. Tags: art Hokusai Vincent van Gogh Yarin Gal

Vincent Van Gogh's Notebooks

I'm updating websites at the moment while playing an old BBC programme about Vincent van Gogh's Notebooks on my Mini iPad which sits just in front of my iMac. Do play it - it's excellent! It's the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Milwaukee Banks x Rat & Co - Monitor

Sounds like: Clipping, Ratking, RaRa Song: Milwaukee Banks x Rat & Co - Monitor What's so good? A couple of weeks back, we covered "Van Gogh," the first of two collaborative releases from Melbourne hip-hop outfit Milwaukee Banks. After first...Show More Summary

10 Most Successful Business-Savvy Graffiti Artists Ever

Image Source Forget Vincent Van Gogh and start thinking Damien Hirst; after all, not every artist dies without a penny to their name. The following graffiti artists, for example, have shrewdly capitalized on their street credibility, parlaying... Read more

Decoding Van Gogh’s Frantic, Fragile Mind

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his trove of nearly 1,000 surviving letters.

China film mogul says $62 million Vincent van Gogh painting cheaper than expected

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A Chinese film mogul who purchased a Vincent van Gogh still life for a record $62 million, Saturday admitted he would have paid even more for the masterpiece. Wang Zhongjun, chairman of the high-powered Huayi Brothers film studio, bought...Show More Summary

Inspiration from Van Gogh, Future Jobs, Teddy Roosevelt, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh This has always been one of my favorite paintings. Show More Summary

Learning to Fly a Horse: A Path to Personal and Business Creativity

Creativity is and has always been an elusive concept for humans. It’s doesn’t matter if it’s a Van Gogh creation, Apple product, or Michelangelo’s David, creativity is something that everyone wants more of. Unfortunately, creativityShow More Summary

Classic Paintings Recreated With Decorative Masking Tape

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Tape recreation of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer Japan-based artist Nasa Funahara uses decorative masking tape to recreate classic paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer, and other masters. Funahara, a student at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, began creating art with masking tape for a class assignment. She later branched out […]

How Van Gogh Found His Purpose: Heartfelt Letters to His Brother on How Relationships Refine Us

3 weeks agoOdd : Brain Pickings

"Does what goes on inside show on the outside? Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers-by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

In small exhibition, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza presents five paintings by Van Gogh in its collection

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

As part of the VanGogh2015 events held in several European museums to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the death of Vincent van Gogh, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting a small exhibition of five of the Dutch artist?s works...Show More Summary

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