Essays Tagged: "Gogh"

Vincent van Gogh Life and Art

w he sought to understand and capture it. How it had eluded him so throughout his life. Vincent van Gogh, not an artist for arts sake, but for the sake of the humanities. His life is the story of a gr ... ment he made at his own fathers deathbed: ³Dying is hard, but living is harder still².Van Gogh's works are classified as being generally Post-Impressionism. Like the Renaissance, Impressioni ...

(10 pages) 318 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A Tormented Mind: Vincent van Gogh's Mental Illness Reflected in His Self-Portraits

pull in a good grade "Excellent work, well-researched and organized"1A Tormented Mind: Vincent van Gogh's Mental Illness Reflected in His Self-PortraitsOn a beautiful summer day in July 1890 Vincent ... talent died in his brother Theo's arms, little known orappreciated in his own time (Barnes 17). Van Gogh's suicide marked theend of a life-long struggle with mental illness and depression which affect ...

(12 pages) 477 3 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Art Criticism on Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night

Van Gogh's Starry Eyes Brings Out a Starry NightVincent Van Gogh's Starry Night is probably his most fam ... t" by Don McLean. Starry Night was painted in the mental asylum of Saint-Remy, 13 months before Van Gogh's death at the age of 37. This exemplary painting was made using oil paints on a canvas with th ... while the stars and moon use the warm color of yellow. These colors are used to vividly express Van Gogh's feelings in his time of mental distress. Finally, the element of texture is used with rough a ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

This is an art description of the works that Vincent Van Gogh created.

Vincent Van Gogh was indeed a brilliant artist. His work influenced and inspired many people. It seems that he t ... ato Eaters," which show a group of people feasting on potatoes, and "Starry Night," which shows Van Gogh's imaginative side, are among those that make him a brillant artist. His love for painting peop ... ake him a brillant artist. His love for painting people was shown throughout most of his works. Van Gogh once said, "there is nothing in the world as interesting as people... one can never study them ...

(8 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Vincent Van Gogh.

Vincent Van Gogh - life, work & influencesIntroductionPost impressionism is the name applied to several styl ... he French artists Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, and Paul Cezanne; and the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.In this essay, I will be discussing the life of Van GoghVan Gogh, a Dutchman who lived in Franc ... expressed his passionate emotions in colourful paintings of everyday objects and events.Vincent Van GoghVan Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890), is one of the most famous painters in modern art. Yet during his ...

(4 pages) 158 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Life of Vincent van Gogh A caring individual stuck in An uncaring society

When one hears the name Vincent van Gogh, what thoughts seem to come tomind? Is it the fact that he was a famous Dutch painter, who gave ... a crazed man who sliced his ear lobe? Whatever thoughts come to mind, it shouldbe realized that van Gogh was an individual that sought for the acceptance of society,and only after his death was he fin ... n Groot Zundert, located in The Netherlands on March 30th, 1853 Vincentwas the son of Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. His father was aPastor at a Dutch reformed church, while his mothe ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The life of Vincent van Gough

res to be of such a quality that you will not be too dissatisfied with your work.”-Vincent van GoghVincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch postimpressionist painter whose work represents the epitome ... se work represents the epitome of expressionism, the idea of emotional spontaneity in painting. Van Gogh was born March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert. He was the son of a Dutch Protestant pastor. Early i ...

(3 pages) 41 2 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Vincent Van Gogh is one of history’s most famous artists.

Vincent Van Gogh is one of history's most famous artists. Van Gogh was one of the first artists to put his perso ... wed him to use light and color in his own creative way. He put his emotions into his paintings. Van Gogh's paintings reflected the way he chose to live. They way Van Gogh painted was affected because ... lived with the common man, Theo, Paul, and at an institution.At the beginning of his adulthood, Van Gogh was influenced by his father to become a minister. He moved to a little coalminer's town and be ...

(3 pages) 657 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists