Essays Tagged: "Van Gogh"

Defintion paper on Desire

e stop living. If Beethoven did not have a passion for music, a desire, where would music be today? Van Gogh, Monet, great and unbelievable artist with the allconsuming desire to create the art which ...

(1 pages) 76 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Expressionism Expressionism was one of the main movements in the later 19th and 20th centuries. No other artistic style has had as much an impact on 20th century art as expressionism has.

ged in Germany early in the 20th century.The artists found inspiration from their predecessors like Van Gogh, Ensor, Munch, Goya, El Greco and Mathias Grunewald and as far back as primitive art.Ernst ... put too much emphasis into his work by mixing philosophy, psychology or scientific theory is irrelevant, if anything it has opened up more opportunities to experiment with. With his added interest in ...

(4 pages) 233 0 2.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

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 ... Night" 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 wit ... n), 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 rou ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Van Gogh's "Cypresses"

CypressesVan Gogh's "Le Cypres" or, in English, Cypresses, was painted in 1889. It shows two cypress trees, o ... vokes feelings of danger, power and turmoil, but the bright background makes it human and beautiful.Van Gogh uses large, thick brush strokes to illustrate the swirling leaves of the cypresses. The pai ... to be a calm day. There is either a sun or moon out, that is providing light to everything below it.Van Gogh often paints scenes that place danger on safety, fear on comfort, turmoil and tragedy on ha ...

(1 pages) 209 5 4.3 Jan/2003

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 ... Potato 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 ... at make 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 t ...

(8 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Van Gogh.

and generous patron and friend to all those artists with whom he came into contact. This is one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings. It's notable for a number of reasons. This painting was painted du ... hall we say just as much.Vincent's Bedroom in Arles: This painting was the first of three oils that Van Gogh produced and, some would argue, the best executed. Here, van Gogh has depicted his bedroom ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The main idea depicted in Van Gogh's Pieta.

or any love" (Chevalier and Gheerbrant 876).(The fact that Jesus has been abandoned by society like Van Gogh, help them figure their problem by allowing themselves to focus more because the fact that ... help them figure their problem by allowing themselves to focus more because the fact that Jesus and Van Gogh are both isolated forces them to concentrate).STS 2: No matter how hard these problems seem ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Authenticity of art

e art work; the artist and the context.For example, if one were visiting a gallery and looking at a Van Gogh and it turned out not to be a Van Gogh, one would feel ultimately cheated. From a purely ae ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


be calling them art?When we were growing up we were taught that art was a beautiful painting - like Van Gogh's Sunflowers, or a perfect sculpture of a human - like Michelangelo's David, but we were ne ...

(2 pages) 121 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Can "Shock Art" and its development in time still be considered as art? Can there be an answer?

ink differently.Art has always shocked the society in which it is created. Even the likes of Manet, Van Gogh and Picasso were all criticized by the public in one way or another. One of the major paint ... brand of "shock art" fails to reach the creative heights achieved by older artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso who were all controversial in their time.Some peopl ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


e been socially unacceptable. Albert Einstein lived alone and rarely wore socks of the same colour. Van Gogh found comfort only in his art and the women who constantly denied his passion. Edgar Allen ... he begins to understand the monster's plight. He accepts the monster as a reluctant, yet devoted servant to his master. Although the monster does not "belong", he is accepted with admiration by the ca ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Art History Approach: "Portrait of Patience Escalier" by Vincent Van Gogh.

This oil painting is "Portrait of Patience Escalier" by Vincent Van Gogh. It was produced in August 1888 when Van Gogh was a resident in Provence, France. Provence ... nce, where the weather is intensely sunny. He was extremely inspired by the atmosphere of Provence. Van Gogh left Paris in February and moved in his rented estate in Arles to try to establish an artis ... in La Crau and later as a stockman. This painting is the 2nd version of Escalier. During this time Van Gogh was slowly moving away from Impressionism and moving toward Post-impressionism.In the paint ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

AP Art History paper on Van Gogh's Straw Hat painting.

Art History Approach.Vincent Van Gogh painted at least twenty-four self-portraits between March 1886 and February 1888, seven bei ... least twenty-four self-portraits between March 1886 and February 1888, seven being with straw hats. Van Gogh painted his self-portraits in Paris France, and he painted this specific self-portrait in t ... k. The portrait was painted with oil-based paint on canvas; 16 x 12 1/2 in. (40.6 x 31.8 cm).Before Van Gogh went on to the Post-Impressionistic style of art, he painted in the style of mono-chromatic ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Art and Originality - Jeff Koons and Martin Sharp

familiar to the art world or popular culture of the time. One of Sharp's strongest inspirations was Van Gogh and in some cases has appropriated Gogh's masterpieces into his own artworks. One of these ... of these artworks is "Still Life" which was made in 1973.Martin Sharp has efficiently appropriated Van Gough's "Sunflowers" and Andy Warhol's "Marylyn" in his artwork "Still Life". It is easy to reco ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A chronological biography Vincent Willem Van Gogh

Vincent Willem Van Gogh(1853-1890)Vincent Willem Van Gogh, son of Theodorus Van Gogh (1822-1885) and Anna Cornelia ... as born on March 30, 1853 in a small village of Groot Zundert, Holland. Until the age of 13 Vincent Van Gogh was at a boarding school in Zevenbergen, at 13 years old he continued his education at King ... years old he continued his education at King Willem II secondary school in Tilburg until he was 15; Van Gogh then left his studies forever in 1868. The Van Gogh family was in the art business. Vincent ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.4 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Metropolitan Museum of very important Art presents: C

ene, up until his death in 1939, taking ballsy financial risks in showing artist's like Cezanne and Van Gogh (post mortem of course), and going on to become the leading contemporary art dealer of that ... role in history and relationship with Vollard went unexplained. Both this room and the next room of Van Gogh works were book ended by works from earlier and later mediocre artists. These were accompan ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Risen From the Ashes of Earthl

ece of art is also a piece of the artist. One need only glance at one of the many self-portraits of Van Gogh to see a glimpse into his life and his inner turmoil. Similarly, one must only read the ear ...

(11 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Art History

ery depressive, but it shows what kind of lives live some of the people that we consider adventures.Van Gogh This is maybe one of my favorite landscapes. It is so dynamic and lively. It seems like the ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Vincent Van Gogh's Life

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Edvard Munch and Vincent Van Gogh: Emotion Conveyed Through Nature

1Miguel LopezArt History 3Professor MingOctober 30, 2013Edvard Munch and Vincent Van Gogh: Emotion Conveyed Through NatureThe two Art works that captured my full attention at the Ge ... my full attention at the Getty Museum were "Starry Night" by Edvard Munch, and "Irises" by Vincent Van Gogh. During my lectures covering the modern period, I was interested in these two artists and t ... n be interpreted as reflecting his own psychological distress". (Gardenr's P. 376)When I fist saw a Van Gogh in class, I was immediately attracted to the brightness of the colors; Its vivid colors, th ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Art Essays