A painting that played a key role in making Vincent van Gogh internationally famous and which was later owned by the American millionaire on whom Ian Fleming modelled his arch-villain Goldfinger is to go on sale at TEFAF Maastricht, the world?s greatest art fair. Show More Summary
After 24 days and 41,497 votes, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened Boston Loves Impressionism?its first ?crowdsourced? exhibition?and reveals Boston?s favorite Impressionist works of art. The public was given the opportunity to cast their votes on a group of 50 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces from the MFA?s collection. Show More Summary
Or is it Or Vincent LEGOF? The correct pronunciation of Vincent Van Gogh's name is not entirely clear. We can, however, be reasonably confident about one thing: this minifig is missing an ear, as the 1889 self-portrait which inspired it was from that period of Van Gogh's life. Like the original, this painting by Martin McNally is a work of oil on canvas. -via Tor
On 29 July 2015 it will be exactly 125 years since Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) died. The Van Gogh Europe Foundation, a collaboration of around 30 organisations is seizing this opportunity to honour the Dutch artist under the theme ?125 years of inspiration?. Show More Summary
Pop star Lady Gaga appears at theMTV Awards 2010 in a dressmade from raw meat. Van Gogh sliced off his own ear. Truman Capote insisted he could only think in a prostrate position while sipping coffee and puffing on a cigarette. Michael Jackson hung out with a chimp, and posed for photographers while sleeping in a hyperbaric chamber. Show More Summary
From Prince to Vincent van Gogh, and more than a half million other famous or influential people, when you search for famous and/or influential people, Bing search result pages now present a sidebar timeline of important events from their lives.
It is a fantastic endeavor and nearly finished – a movie made up of 56,800 stop-motion paintings, all presented in the style and told by the characters...
Science unveils master painters’ secrets (via AFP) What hue of red was really in that Renoir masterpiece? How did Van Gogh envision his yellow flowers? And did Picasso really use housepaint? Advanced science techniques are helping shed new light on the original beauty that has faded with time on some…
The world would be silent of Sinatras, it would be colorless of Van Goghs, and it would be numb of Chaplins if these people didn't feel compelled to try.
Dick Drent Dick Drent, Corporate Security Manger for the Van Gogh Museum, will return July 12 - 16 to Amelia to teach "Risk Assessment and Museum Security" for ARCA's Postgraduate Certificate Program in Art Crimes and Cultural Heritage Protection. Show More Summary
One thing I've learned from watching hundreds of makeup artists at work backstage: They are perfectionists. Sure, you could ask Van Gogh to draw you a stick figure, but he is not going to spend five minutes doing it. He may take 50 minutes or five hours. The same thing... More »
Meet Sean Fallon-Nebbia. The Rochester, New York man, 27, was taken into custody in connection with felony first-degree assault Monday, as police said he bit off a chunk of his… READ ON
Classic art meets Gotham City on the Starry Knight T-Shirt, proving one thing – everything is better with Batman. Vincent van Gogh painted The Starry Night in 1889, long before things like the Bat Signal existed, but if he were to paint his masterpiece today, while looking over the night sky of Gotham City, this […]
Some guys who are publishing a book claim some of the paintings in a recent Van Gogh exhibition at the Phillips Collection aren’t in fact by Van Gogh. The Phillips Collection, citing the most respected authorities in the field, says that’s preposterous. Ordinarily this would be the end of the matter, except we live in […]
Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan, at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from January 31 through May 11, 2014, celebrates the cultural and aesthetic influences of Japanese art and culture on the Western imagination in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Show More Summary
Loving Vincent, a new film from an Oscar-winning animation studio, explores the mystery of the artist's death through more thank 56,000 oil paintings done in the style of his work. There's some controversy surrounding the death of Vincent van Gogh. Show More Summary
The National Galleries in London will exhibit two paintings Van Gogh created in 1888 as part of a series, together for the first time since the ’60?s, beginning January 25 and continuing to mid-April.
Two versions of Vincent van Gogh?s iconic 'Sunflowers' are being reunited in London for the first time in 65 years in 2014 ? giving visitors to the National Gallery a unique opportunity to compare and contrast these much-loved masterpieces side by side, while also exploring research about the artist?s working practices. Show More Summary
Friendships have nurtured great art: Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald championed each other’s literature in post-war Paris; Paul Gaugin and Vincent van Gogh pushed each other to new heights of Post-Impressionistic mastery; John...Show More Summary