Van Gogh


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Van Gogh

Vincent . 1853--90, Dutch postimpressionist painter, noted for his landscapes and portraits, in which colour is used essentially for its expressive and emotive value
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"In that sense it's a major insight in that it gives us a better notion of van Gogh the artist.
Amid all this insight, the fact that Van Gogh's colours are not always in their pristine glory is hard to assimilate.
Some of these inclusions (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Emile Bernard, and Paul Signac) put van Gogh in dialogue with art of the French avant-garde, while others, such as Hubert von Herkomer, a British artist whose work was widely reproduced in The Graphic, a London periodical, again underscored van Gogh's affinity for illustration and, more broadly, the work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction.
Vibrant, full color illustrations (in a style that recalls that of van Gogh) enchant the reader throughout.--P.G.
The exhibition features over 3,000 digital images of van Gogh's works from the period between 1880 and 1890, presented in chronological order through 40 high-definition projectors, accompanied by digital surround sound.
Lucy Sparrow's exhibition features full-size versions of works including Michelangelo's David and the Mona Lisa, with her takes on pieces by Botticelli, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Monet and Hopper hang in felt frames in the gallery.
On his visits to the National Gallery, Van Gogh particularly appreciated Meindert Hobbema's The Avenue at Middelharnis (1689), advising his brother, when he was visiting a decade later, to seek it out.
Hockney's unstinting admiration for Van Gogh is demonstrated in an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Hockney--Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature (until May 26) which illustrates the influence that the troubled Dutch genius has had on Hockney and how their work shares many characteristics.
Its authenticity was called into question in 1990 by art historian and Van Gogh expert Walter Feilchenfeldt, who raised concerns about many purported Van Goghs around the world, the Hartford Courant reported.
I believe that this new forensic analysis demonstrates the impossibility of Van Gogh self-inflicting his fatal wound--even though the tale that he committed suicide has been widespread and falsely promoted for more than 100 years.
Apart from the stunning landscapes and wide shots, Schnabel's unconventional filming methods cleverly take the viewer on a trip into Van Gogh's mind.