Vincent Van Gough Analysis

1114 Words5 Pages
The artist chosen for this assignment is Vincent Van Gough. This artist is one of many that I personally admire, because he went through so much and having a mental disorder didn’t quite help the situation. What I find so amusing with the story of this artist is that his artworks weren’t considered as good works when he was still alive infect the majority always saw his works as badly done. But after his death not only that his works were considered as a master piece but he is one of the most sought out artist, in today’s artistic world.

Who was Vincent Van Gough?, What was his story?, one might ask. His full name is Vincent Willem Van Gough and he was born on March the 30th 1853, and died on July the 29th 1890. He was considered as a post-impressionist painter, which his art is by far known for its beauty, emotion and for his choice of colour, which than influenced quite a bit the 20th- century. Unfortunately he struggled
…show more content…
An interesting factor would be the winding road that curls from the foreground, that appears of being cut off and leading to nowhere. The crows are shown to be moving towards the dark blue sky. What is a bit alarming is the number of crows, which is slightly too much and worrying, that the viewer might be questioning at where are these coming from and what are they actually going. This work symbolizes Van Gough’s life with isolation and the loneliness that he felt. (Simon, 2017)

Another one of his masterpiece is the painting ‘The Starry Night’ that he did during his stay in the Asylum in Saint- Rémy, France in 1889 a year before he died. An interesting quote that he wrote to his brother, that explains the painting is, “This morning I saw the countryside from my window a long time before sunrise, with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big”. (Biography.com Editors,

More about Vincent Van Gough Analysis

Open Document