Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. Someone whose work was eminent for its comeliness, emotion and colour, Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter who highly influenced 20th century art. Vincent van Gogh has passed for more than 115 years ago, and yet his artwork is still altering the way mankind views comeliness, persona, individuality, and style in art. His thousands of paintings and drawings have sundry characteristics that have been facsimiled by thousands and duplicated by none. Van Gogh's unique life has inspired millions to become active in art.
So they would go on to trade one of his paintings for one of Van Gogh's sunflower paintings. Van gogh was also a very religious man,his father was a pastor. He was supposed to follow in his footsteps and he did just that. He went to school to be a pastor and then he worked as a pastor for a short while, but he started painting again and fell in love with it and kept painting for the rest of his
Van Gogh is the king of light because he disperses a lot of colors on to this painting, making it look very illusive, or different. Another thing about this oil painting is the colors, which is yellow and blue, and they point out his work of art is classified as impressionism, which overall, “Van Gogh oil painting to display in their vision of reality” (oil painting-planet.com). Van Gogh also uses tone when creating light for his paintings because this is an example of his expression lines and which this also creates an arbitrary color scheme through the painting. Arbitrary is the artistic style that makes sense for this painting because this shows how the mixture of colors can become implied to its mediums. For this painting, the medium was oil, or oil pastel, but the point is that the colors has to blend in with the canvas which Van Gogh masters to create an impressive impasto painting.
Others say it was painted by memory by a dream he supposedly had. Vincent tried to calm his anxiety by painting how his mental condition let him see things; big and with movement. "You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream." That’s the phrase Van Gogh used to describe his magnificent piece of art.
He initially used flowers for his still-life paintings because he did not have enough money to pay for models. Painting flowers also helped him to expand the variety of colour in his work. Van Gogh used flowers to depict his emotions, painting ‘Sunflowers’ to welcome a friend who was coming to stay with him, and ‘Irises’ while he was staying at an asylum. He painted ‘Roses’ just before he left the asylum to show his optimism and hope for the new life he could
There is a wide and diverse range of art forms which include painting, song writing, dancing, and sculpting. In this paper, I will analyze one of Vincent van Gogh’s most prominent paintings, Starry Night. The well-known painting will be analyzed based on the visual elements and principles of design which can be seen from the painting. The cultural practices and personal experiences which may have influenced the artist in making the painting will also be explored and discussed in this paper. Vincent van Gogh is one of the most influential painters of the 19th century and is one of the most famous painters today.
It not only sketched to the world a chronology about his life, but also gave a clear glimpse about the artistic journey and creative ambitions that he had. His biographers have studied these letters extensively and extracted each and every information about him to understand his personality and nature. Certain interpretations have also been made about the paintings that he made from the narratives that he made in his letters. About the letters of Van Gogh, Washington Post wrote ‘Van Gogh’s letters….are one of the greatest joys of modern literature, not only for the inherent beauty of the prose and the sharpness of the observations but also for their portrait of the
Originally vincent was supposed to follow his father's footsteps and be a pastor. Instead he enjoyed doing art so his career in art began, Vincent started painting when he got older, he was 27 years old when he finished his first painting, He self-taught himself to paint. Vincent mainly painted self-portraits. Vincent painted over 30 self-portraits in 1886 and 1889. Vincent Van Gogh was friends with an artist named Paul Gauguin.
Van Gogh painted this piece in 1889 while he was in Saint Rémy seeking treatment in a mental asylum. Interestingly enough, he painted this piece from his memory and it was supposed to have been based on a constellation arrangement he had seen earlier on in the night sky of Provence. Starry Night is perhaps one of his most famous and yet most elusive works. The first thing that I noticed was the overwhelming night sky, which takes up most of the background. Its swirling, flowing lines appear to be swishing across the background in this gentle, wavy motion and seem to be merging at the centre to form this spiral-like formation.