Van Gogh Research Paper

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With the exception of a few months in an art academy and some professional advice, van Gogh was a self-taught artist who went on to contribute to a movement known as Post-impressionism. Inspired by the works of the Impressionist and other Post-impressionist, van Gogh used his work as an outlet for his emotion thus developing a unique style which continues to be emulated by artist today. Over a 10-year career, van Gogh produced more than 2,100 works of art consisting of drawings, oil paintings, and watercolors. But the sad truth is that his work did not become famous till years after his death, selling only one piece of art during his lifetime. Some of his most notable pieces include The Potato Eaters, Starry Night, and The Night Cafe. His use

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