There have been untold artistic interpretations of Vincent Van Gogh’s work through the years, in every medium from cakes to canon-altering Dr. Who episodes. But perhaps the coolest tribute to Van Gogh doesn’t involve imitating his work,...Show More Summary
Paint like Van Gogh or be awed by acrobatics.
The exhibition brings together paintings and sculpture by 68 artists who shaped the course of modern art. The collection is drawn from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York ? which has one of the most respected collections...Show More Summary
Oleanders (detail), Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh Possibly Identified in Newly Discovered Group Photo of Famous Artists from 1887. Husband Gives Unfaithful Ex-Wife Literally Half of Everything They Owned. Literally. Coke vs. Pepsi: The E. coli Test. Happy BirthdayShow More Summary
Stoned hipster #1: Dude, Van Gogh is the Sex Pistols.Stoned hipster #2: Huh?Stoned hipster #1: Because, think about it: Van Gogh never sold a painting while he was alive, and the Sex Pistols never won any awards or nothing. Yet they’re both appreciated in our time.Stoned hipster #2: It’s more like Van Gogh is The […]
In this image thought to be taken by photographer Jules Antoine, it has been suggested that Vincent van Gogh is seen here, in conversation with Paul Gauguin, Emile Bernard and Félix Jobbé-Duval. Andre? Antoine stands between the artists. Show More Summary
Some say this 19th century image of six men drinking includes the rarely photographed Dutch artist.
(Photo: Jules Antoine/Romantic Agony Auction) This photo—technically, a melainotype—was taken in 1887, likely by the amateur photographer Jules Antoine. A few years ago, a couple of European art enthusiasts purchased it at an estate sale. Show More Summary
"Paper Van Gogh," the lead-off track from Shelby Lynne's latest album, I Can't Imagine, released last month, opens with what comes off as a fairly angry line: "I threw these colors down in a fit of rage." But instead of delivering the phrase with vitriol, Lynne, much like the Dutch...
“The photograph was identified through discovering the names of the other figures in the picture (who include artists Paul Gauguin and Emile Bernard, no small discovery in themselves), fixing it in a place and time, and analyzing the photographic process.”
dappledwithshadow: Vincent van Gogh The Green Parrot 1886
Photography is probably one of the greatest tools for preserving history. While present generations stand at a perilous place with all of our memories sitting on hard drives and SD cards, we are thankful for those who had to take the time to develop each shot into a physical medium. Writings and paintings can only [...]Show More Summary
While Vincent van Gogh's self-portraits were a significant part of his painting career, no confirmed photographs of the artist as an adult are known to exist.
The world isn't a meritocracy, the prize doesn't always go to the most deserving and Vincent van Gogh isn't the only artist to have gone to his grave unheralded.
catmota: Still Life with Oranges Vincent van Gogh more works by this artist
At the beginning of his career, Vincent van Gogh concentrated above all on drawing. In fact, for the first three years he did little else, convinced as he was that it would give him the foundation he needed to master the art of painting. Show More Summary
For Vincent van Gogh, nature was the defining subject of his art. Over the course of his short but intense working life, Van Gogh studied and depicted nature in all its forms?from the minutiae of insects and birds? nests to the mostShow More Summary
poeticasvisuais: Vincent Van Gogh - Landscape at Saint-Remy (The Plouged Field)
A group of three con-artists reportedly stole €1 million (HK$8.65 million) from a businessman in Hong Kong by swapping out his cash with fake bills after they were commissioned to help him sell a Vincent van Gogh painting. [ more › ...