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Vincent van Gogh

Author : Ingo F. Walther,Vincent van Gogh
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 95 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2000
Category : Artists
ISBN : 382286322X

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The Yellow House

Author : Martin Gayford
Publisher : Little, Brown
Page : 352 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2009-10-31
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0316087203

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The Yellow House by Martin Gayford Pdf

This chronicle of the two months in 1888 when Paul Gauguin shared a house in France with Vincent Van Gogh describes not only how these two hallowed artists painted and exchanged ideas, but also the texture of their everyday lives. Includes 60 B&W reproductions of the artists' paintings and drawings from the period.

The Met Vincent van Gogh

Author : Amy Guglielmo
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 56 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2021-09-07
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780744054330

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The Met Vincent van Gogh by Amy Guglielmo Pdf

See the world through Vincent van Gogh's eyes and be inspired to produce your own masterpieces. Have you ever wondered exactly what your favorite artists were looking at to make them draw, sculpt, or paint the way they did? In this charming illustrated series, created in full collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can see what they saw, and be inspired to create your own artworks, too. In the pages of this book, What the Artist Saw: Vincent van Gogh, meet famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Step into his life and learn what led him to paint his eye-catching self-portraits. See the landscapes that inspired his famous Wheat Fields. Have a go at painting your own sunflowers! Follow the artists' stories and find intriguing facts about their environments and key masterpieces. Then see what you can see and make your own art. Take a closer look at nature with Georgia O'Keeffe. Try crafting a story in fabric like Faith Ringgold, or carve a woodblock print at home with Hokusai. Every book in this series is one to treasure and keep - the perfect gift for budding artists to explore exhibitions with, then continue their own artistic journeys. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Van Gogh on Demand

Author : Winnie Wong
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Page : 341 pages
File Size : 43,8 Mb
Release : 2014-03-24
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780226024929

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“Unsettles contemporary art’s unspoken hierarchies and topples modernist and postmodernist assumptions about originality, authenticity, and authorship.” —caa Reviews In a metropolis in south China lies Dafen, an urban village that houses thousands of workers who paint van Goghs, Da Vincis, Warhols, and other Western masterpieces for the world market, producing an astonishing five million paintings a year. Winnie Wong infiltrated this world, first investigating the work of conceptual artists; then working as a dealer; apprenticing as a painter; surveying wholesalers and retailers in Europe, East Asia and North America; establishing relationships with local leaders; and organizing a conceptual art exhibition for the Shanghai World Expo. The result is Van Gogh on Demand, a fascinating book about a little-known aspect of the global art world—one that sheds surprising light on the workings of art, artists, and individual genius. Wong describes an art world in which migrant workers, propaganda makers, dealers, and international artists make up a global supply chain of art. She examines how Berlin-based conceptual artist Christian Jankowski, who collaborated with Dafen’s painters to reimagine the Dafen Art Museum, unwittingly appropriated the work of a Hong Kong-based photographer Michael Wolf. She recounts how Liu Ding, a Beijing-based conceptual artist, asked Dafen “assembly-line” painters to perform at the Guangzhou Triennial, styling himself into a Dafen boss. Through such cases, Wong shows how Dafen’s painters force us to reexamine our preconceptions about the role of Chinese workers in redefining global art. “[A] fantastically detailed exploration of a topic which touches the heart of many of the issues surrounding China's economic rise.” —South China Morning Post

Van Gogh draughtsman

Author : S. van Heugten
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 191 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2016
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9079310735

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Vincent's Colors

Author : The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 52 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2005-09-29
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0811850994

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Vincent's Colors by The Metropolitan Museum of Art Pdf

Combines van Gogh's paintings with his own words, describing each work of art and introducing young readers to the concept of color.

Reading Vincent van Gogh

Author : Patrick Grant
Publisher : Athabasca University Press
Page : 198 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2016-10-15
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9781771991872

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Reading Vincent van Gogh by Patrick Grant Pdf

Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the extraordinary symbiosis evident between his paintings and letters. However it is a formidable task to read and analyze Van Gogh's nearly eight hundred letters due to the sheer bulk and complexity of the collection. Reading Vincent van Gogh is at once an interpretive guide to the letters and a distillation of Van Gogh’s key themes and ideas. This indispensable, synoptic, and interpretive view of the letters as a whole will be equally of interest to scholars and teachers making use of Van Gogh’s letters as it will be to those who have long been fascinated by the artist. This is the third book by Patrick Grant on the letters of Vincent van Gogh. It builds on his previous work in The Letters of Vincent van Gogh (2014), a practical-critical study, and “My Own Portrait in Writing” (2015), a literary theoretical analysis that draws on the domain of modern literary studies. In the hands of Patrick Grant, the extraordinary literary achievements of Vincent van Gogh are explained and exemplified and claims that the well-known artist was also a great writer are confirmed.

Van Gogh's Ear

Author : Bernadette Murphy
Publisher : Random House Canada
Page : 400 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2016-07-12
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780345816078

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Van Gogh's Ear by Bernadette Murphy Pdf

On a dark night in Provence in December 1888 Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. It is an act that has come to define him. Yet for more than a century biographers and histo­rians seeking definitive facts about what happened that night have been left with more questions than answers. In Van Gogh’s Ear Bernadette Murphy sets out to discover exactly what happened that night in Arles. Why would an artist at the height of his powers commit such a brutal act of self-harm? Was it just his lobe, or did Van Gogh really cut off his entire ear? Who was the mysterious “Rachel” to whom he presented his macabre gift? Murphy’s investi­gation takes us from major museums to the moldering contents of forgotten archives, vividly reconstructing the world in which Van Gogh moved—the madams and prostitutes, café patrons and police inspectors, his beloved brother, Theo, and his fellow artist and house guest Paul Gauguin. With exclusive revela­tions and new research about the ear and about Rachel, Bernadette Murphy proposes a bold new hypothesis about what was occur­ring in Van Gogh’s heart and mind as he made a mysterious delivery to a woman’s doorstep that fateful night. Van Gogh’s Ear is a compelling detective story and a journey of discovery. It is also a portrait of a painter creating his most iconic and revolutionary work, pushing himself ever closer to greatness even as he edged towards madness—and the one fateful sweep of the blade that would resonate through the ages.

Van Gogh

Author : Cornelia Homburg
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2012
Category : Art
ISBN : 0300181299

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Van Gogh by Cornelia Homburg Pdf

"Focusing on the last years of the artist's career--from 1886 until his death in July 1890--an international team of leading scholars in the field examines Van Gogh's radical approach to the close-up and sets it in the context of contemporary and historical references, such as his hitherto unrecognized use of photography and his fascination with the Old Masters and with Japanese art and culture. One hundred key paintings dating from his arrival in Paris in 1886 to the end of his career show how Van Gogh experimented with unusual visual angles and the decorative use of color, cropping, and the flattening of his compositions"--Provided by publisher.

Vincent Van Gogh

Author : Ingo F. Walther,Vincent van Gogh,Rainer Metzger
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 748 pages
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Release : 2001
Category : Impressionism (Art)
ISBN : UOM:39015055818952

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Vincent Van Gogh by Ingo F. Walther,Vincent van Gogh,Rainer Metzger Pdf

Combines a detailed monograph on his life and art with a complete catalogue of his paintings.

In Search of Van Gogh

Author : Gloria Fossi
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 547 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2021-09-21
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780063085183

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In Search of Van Gogh by Gloria Fossi Pdf

Follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh, from his birthplace in Zundert, Netherlands, to his last days in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, and explore the hidden inspirations behind the world-renowned artist’s most famous paintings in this beautiful art book and travelogue, illustrated with more than 250 black-and-white and full-color images throughout. In 1990, two photographers and art enthusiasts, Danilo De Marco and Mario Dondero, set out to explore the details of Vincent Van Gogh’s life, retracing his journey across Europe by foot and by train. Armed with the love and knowledge of Van Gogh’s work, they traveled from the Netherlands to England, Belgium, and France to take in the sights as Van Gogh might have seen them a century earlier. They also turned to art historian Gloria Fossi to better understand, experience, and contextualize Van Gogh’s brilliant mind, drawing insights from his personal letters and other historical documents. Van Gogh’s well-documented travels come alive in this gorgeous book which brings together the landscapes, architecture, portraits, and cultural references that inspired his art. The authors juxtapose vintage and contemporary photographs with Van Gogh’s renditions, demonstrating not only the passage of time, but Van Gogh’s unique artistic vision, brilliantly revealed brushstroke by brushstroke. From the Netherlands, where the artist was born, to his last days in France, no place he visited in his 37 years is left unexplored, and all have become timeless landmarks through his art. In Search of Van Gogh brings into focus the places and objects that inspired and fueled Van Gogh’s artistic genius and offers fresh insights into his prolific work and process. In searching for the artist’s mind and soul, the authors create a pointillistic portrait of a human being whose life was remarkable, and whose story must be shared for generations to come.

Van Gogh and Britain

Author : Carol Jacobi
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Release : 2019-05-14
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780847866854

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Fifty of Vincent van Gogh's celebrated paintings reveal the influences of British art and literature on his early career as well as his impact on British artists. Vincent van Gogh, the postimpressionist painter, remains among the most influential figures in the history of Western art. His 871 oil-on-canvas works and numerous sketches shaped the development of contemporary painting, as his tumultuous and tragic personal life typified the idea of a tortured artist. While much has been written on van Gogh, there is little scholarship on his early twenties, a period in which his artistic identity took form in London, England. Van Gogh and Britain follows the painter from his first exposure to British culture in the 1870s, when he lived in south London, to his influence on British art as he achieved iconic status in the 1950s. As a young art dealer in training, van Gogh wandered the streets of London, absorbing the work of the pre-Raphaelites, Shakespeare, and Charles Dickens, reporting happily to his brother Theo: "Things are going well for me here." This book reveals the British ideas, books, paintings, and prints that caught the unknown van Gogh's attention, in turn informing both his ideals and his practical investigations of a radical, egalitarian style. Even after moving to France, van Gogh's preoccupation with British art and literature remains visible in his dramatically original late works, including major pictures such as The Bedroom and Van Gogh's Chair. British painters and collectors were among the first to respond to van Gogh's work when he briefly participated in the Paris art scene, but his full impact would arrive later in the twentieth century, when the artist became an embodiment of embattled human creativity, inspiring modern British painters from Walter Sickert to Francis Bacon.

Hockney-Van Gogh

Author : Hans den Hartog Jager
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2019
Category : Art
ISBN : 0500239975

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Hockney-Van Gogh by Hans den Hartog Jager Pdf

A parallel look at Hockney and Van Gogh's love of nature as expressed in their landscape paintings

Vincent

Author : Marc Edo Tralbaut
Publisher : Avery
Page : 370 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 1969
Category : Art
ISBN : UOM:39015017059166

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Vincent by Marc Edo Tralbaut Pdf

The leading world authority on Van Gogh presents an intensely moving and revealing account of his life and work, his crises and defeats, his doubts and accomplishments ... presenting material drawn from a vast body of old records, documents, and photographs, many of them hitherto unpublished -- from book jacket.

Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook

Author : Abrams
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,5 Mb
Release : 2016-11-15
Category : Art
ISBN : 1419725947

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Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook by Abrams Pdf

"The most revolutionary discovery in the entire history of Van Gogh's oeuvre. Not one drawing; not ten, not fifty, but sixty-five drawings." --Ronald Pickvance, from the Foreword Late in life, during his time living in Provence, Vincent van Gogh kept a sketchbook within a humble account ledger given to him by Joseph and Marie Ginoux, the owners of the Café de la Gare in Arles. This artifact of incalculable historical and aesthetic value remained hidden for more than one hundred and twenty years. It reappears today as a revelation and an extraordinary treasure. Published in this volume for the first time, Van Gogh's lost sketchbook tells a riveting story. Over two tumultuous years in the artist's life, he drew sixty-five sketches, including landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and a self-portrait, within the ledger. These priceless drawings provide insight into the last years of Van Gogh's life, just before his fatal stay in Auvers-sur-Oise, and a new understanding of his most famous paintings, such as The Yellow House, The Night Café, and The Starry Night. With meticulous analysis of the sketchbook and the historical record, art historian Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov discusses each drawing in terms of Van Gogh's career as a whole, and in particular during his time in Arles and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence between February 1888 and May 1890. This groundbreaking book includes facsimile reproductions of all the sketches and is richly illustrated with dozens of drawings, photographs, and paintings that situate the sketchbook in the context of Van Gogh's life's work and the history of art. The result of a remarkable discovery, Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook offers fresh insight into the life and work of one of the world's most beloved artists.