Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

eBook - 2011
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Beyond the sunflowers, irises and portrait of Doctor Gachet, there is the man Van Gogh, signified by his fragility and talent. From his birth in 1853 to his death in 1890, the Post-Impressionist Van Gogh shaped 19th-century concepts of painting over the course of several years with his creativity and technique. He became a forerunner of the Expressionists, the Fauves and modern art. Today, however, Van Gogh remains the symbol of a painter tortured by illness, by others and, especially, by himself.Come explore Post-Impressionism with a beautiful collection of paintings from this creative genius.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2011.
ISBN: 9781780424873
1780424876
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 p.)
Contents: As through a looking glass, by dark reason ... "; Holland, England and Belgium: 1853-1886; "The spreading of ideas" Paris: 1886-1888; "An artists' house" Arles: 1888-1889; "I was a fool and everything I did was wrong" Arles: 1889; "What is the good of getting better?" Saint-Rémy: 1889-1890; "But there's nothing sad in this death ..." Auvers-sur-Oise: 1890; NOTES; INDEX OF WORKS REPRODUCED.
Summary: Beyond the sunflowers, irises and portrait of Doctor Gachet, there is the man Van Gogh, signified by his fragility and talent. From his birth in 1853 to his death in 1890, the Post-Impressionist Van Gogh shaped 19th-century concepts of painting over the course of several years with his creativity and technique. He became a forerunner of the Expressionists, the Fauves and modern art. Today, however, Van Gogh remains the symbol of a painter tortured by illness, by others and, especially, by himself.Come explore Post-Impressionism with a beautiful collection of paintings from this creative genius.

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