Back from Holland, doing my van Gogh thing and looking at the strains in a Western country with more than twice the proportion of Muslim…
Vincent Van Gogh is known for his unfortunate decision about his ear. It's hard to imagine Charlie Chaplin without the little tramp's cane. Patrik Svensson, a Swedish artist with a gift for precisely expressing himself through minimal...Show More Summary
Conor McGregor has taken the UFC by storm, and nowhere has his impact been felt more than in his native Ireland. Such is his popularity in the country that the state's broadcaster, RTE, is showing a six-part documentary about the UFC...Show More Summary
In 2015, Mons, the European Capital of Culture, is host to one of the greatest painters of all time. In 2015, Vincent van Gogh is in Mons. Or rather, he is returning there. Because it was in the Borinage that the great man changed career, from preacher to artist. Show More Summary
(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
Just like some faceless supervillain, you can enjoy a stolen van Gogh without ever leaving your house! The Concert by Johannes Vermeer. Poppy Flowers by Vincent van Gogh. Rembrandt's The Storm on the Sea of Galilee. These are some of the world's most famous and expensive paintings ever stolen. Show More Summary
Friday's Hawaii Five-0 Season 5 Episode 11 saw Kono and Chin going undercover, delving into the world of black market art after a tourist was killed. Unwittingly transporting a stolen Van Gogh can lead to that, we're told. But what did...Show More Summary
If you can’t make it to New York to see the Matisse cutout exhibition before it closes next month, or to Amsterdam for the new installation at the Van Gogh Museum of the artist’s work, check your local movie theater.
Russia-based photographer and food stylist Tatiana Shkondina cleverly arranges foods to recreate paintings by Salvador Dalí, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and other masters in her delightful photo series. Photographer Alex Tivanov did post production for the series. photos by Tatiana Shkondina via Design Kitchen, ego-alterego.com, Archie McPhee’s Endless Geyser of Awesome
The author of ‘Infidel’ on the Paris massacre, memories of Theo Van Gogh, and why the Western media should reprint the Charlie Hebdo cartoons.
In case you missed it last night, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the former Muslim whose friend Theo van Gogh was assassinated by Islamic radicals more than a decade ago, appeared on Anderson Cooper 360 to speak about yesterday's massacre:
Russian food stylist and photographer Tatiana Shkondina elevates everyday food to high art by using it to create playful reproductions of iconic paintings by the likes of Dalí, Magritte, Klimt, van Gogh and more. Shkodina spent a lot...Show More Summary
Write with Van Gogh's mustache and Rembrandt's nose! The latest project from quirky Israeli typographer Oded Ezer takes one feature of a famous artwork, like the Mona Lisa, Van Gogh's self-portrait or Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring, and uses it to create a typeface, to hilarious and disturbing effect. Show More Summary
Vincent van Gogh Self-portrait on canvas? That's a lot of work! What if the world's greatest painters discovered that taking selfies is much easier? In this tongue in cheek ad campaign for Samsung NX Mini camera, photographer Fredrik...Show More Summary
A self-portrait painting from centuries ago is the predecessor of the selfie. Samsung cleverly capitalized on this fact in recent ads for its NX mini camera. In the ads, Vincent van Gogh, Albrecht Dürer and Frida Kahlo use the camera to take pictures of themselves, which turn out to be their famous self-portraits, as you...
The app 'Touch Van Gogh' is the winner of the World Summit Award Mobile in the ?m-Tourism & Culture? category and has been awarded 'Gold' in the 'Best App' category of the International Design and Communication Award (IDCA). The international...Show More Summary
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
"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
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.
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