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
"Nothing awakens us to the reality of life so much as a true love."
New York magazine enlists James Franco for the cover of its Art and Design issue. Approaching the subject of Franco as artist, the man of many passions is photographed by Maxine Helfman. The cover shoot takes inspiration from famed painter Vincent van Gogh, who enjoyed painting self-portraits. Show More Summary
Daniel Warnecke’s sculptures put a 21st century twist on works by Van Gogh, Vermeer, Diane Arbus, and more.
More than 100 artists have painted tens of thousands of images to create a hand-painted film about Vincent van Gogh. It truly brings his works to life. Produced by Adam Banicki.... More »
The swirling skies of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night illustrate a mystery that has eluded biologists for more than a century--why do we perceive the color blue in the dimly lit night sky? A newly discovered mechanism of color vision...Show More Summary
If you're searching for an example of genuine brotherly love, you don't start with Cain and Abel. Perhaps the choicest place to look is Vincent and Theo Van Gogh. Although Vincent only did one portrait of his brother, he wrote hundreds of letters--often asking for funds, granted--in which it makes plain that he loved his brother deeply. Show More Summary
Vincent van Gogh left us with countless questions when he died in 1890. Can exploring his paintings from the inside answer them? I'm eating froyo in a van Gogh painting. Read Full Story
This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh?s Ear is a sculpture, which takes the form of a swimming pool sitting upright. Show More Summary
Rockefeller Center's newest public art attraction received a rainswept welcome Tuesday. Van Gogh's Ear, a 4.5 ton swimming pool sculpture turned on its side, was formally unveiled this morning. Sponsored by the Public Art Fund and...Show More Summary
In mid-April, Berlin art duo Ermgreen and Dragset will erect a 4.5-ton vaguely ear-shaped swimming pool outside Rockefeller Center. Titled “Van Gogh’s Ear,” the absurd public sculpture is only the latest example of the van Gogh-mania sweeping the art world.
For more than 40 years, the Van Gogh Museum has managed and displayed world-famous works by Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. Within international museological circles, the museum is a leading authority in the fields of management and preservation of this extraordinary collection, as well as with regard to restoration and research. Show More Summary
Organizers of the Vincent Van Gogh Biennial Award — known as the Vincent Award — have cancelled this year's edition of the contemporary art prize, presented biennially since 2000 to a mid-career artist who lives and/or works in Euro...
The vibrant colors of many of Vincent van Gogh’s most famous paintings—including his Sunflower series—have been fading over the last 100 years. Now a team of Italian scientists has come up with an explanation as to why the lead chromate dyes favored by the artist when mixing his pigments degrade so much under light. Show More Summary
Vincent Van Gogh created some of the most distinct, enduring images ever: sunflowers, starry nights, painfully honest self-portraits. Now, you’re about to see them in a completely new way. The post Van Gogh Comes to Life appeared first on The Good Men Project.
From van Gogh and Hokusai to kittens, galaxies, and fast food, Georgia Ryland's eye art is riveting.
Tickets just went on sale for The Art Institute's after-dark event featuring Van Gogh's bedroom paintings, DJs and a cash bar. [ more › ]