Literary Differences Of Vincent, Godin And Gary Paulsen And Vincent Van Gogh

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”Art isn't only a painting. Art is anything that's creative, passionate, and personal. And great art resonates with the viewer, not only with the creator.” (Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?) In this world, people tend to put authors and artists on two different sides of the overall spectrum, but in reality they are a lot more similar than the world may think, and two people that help to prove this are author Gary Paulsen and artist Vincent van Gogh. Gary Paulsen, a seventy-eight year old American artist has created and published over two-hundred pieces all ranging from different genres. Some of his more popular pieces include the realistic fiction story Hatchet and his famous biography Woodsong. The majority of his stories draw direct inspiration from his life and feature a ton of literary elements. Vincent van Gogh, a eightieth century painter and artist grew in fame after his death and is now one of the most famous artists in the world. With over nine-hundred paintings and a thousand plus drawings, some of his most famous works include The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, and Bedroom in Arles. Van Gogh's works feature different things in his life, such his bedroom or his visit to France, he also feature many different art techniques. Though both of these people's work may show very different stories, the way the two created them is very similar. Some examples of how both authors and artists are similar is that they both utilize elements of their crafts, they

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