There were many great and famous artists in the world,, some of which weren’t famous until they were dead and the only thing that remained of them was the artwork, Like my artist Van Gogh. Van Gogh was considered a very dark artist. Most of his work was quite depressing to look at so people didn’t like his art until a later time when he started traveling more and started making bright pastel and colorful pieces. That was the first time he was noticed. There are some very interesting facts about Van Gogh, for example his full name is Vincent Willem Van Gogh. He was also born in Holland and he had a brother who shared the same name with him. Many people know him for his art but not many people know that he was actually meant to be a pastor but he found a greater connection to art, which he didn’t start doing until he was 27. When he finally started doing his art it wasn’t very popular, so he traveled while creating hoping other …show more content…
Besides his mother Anna he had several siblings and a father named Theodorus. He used pastels and mainly did portraits in his art. Van Gogh made his best art when he was in an asylum. He put himself in the asylum with his brother because one night he tried to commit suicide and he wanted to be restrained from doing so. The asylum is also where he died supposedly, his death is partial mystery. It is believed he either died in the arms of his brother, or he was killed by his brother or an assassin. People remember Van Gogh for many reasons, mainly his most popular piece of art, Starry Night. People love his brighter pictures with pastels and magical environments. He wanted his darker first art pieces to be his popular. However they weren't popular. He was also known for being very depressed and morbid throughout his art, even in his brighter
Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most well-known artists. He was the son of a pastor and was brought up in a religious atmosphere. He thought his true calling was to preach the gospel like his father. He became a preacher in a small coal mining town. This is when he starting becoming very interested in the people and things that surrounded him. He became an artist at the age of 27.
Vincent van Gogh is one of the most famous artists of all time. He was born in 1853, in the town Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. He inherited his artistic abilities from his mother, who was also a very talented artist by the name of Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Van Gogh is well known for having psychological problems. His problems began at a really young age and it is something that he battled with all throughout his life, and it is revealed in his artwork. Although van Gogh is one of the most famous artists of all time, very few people were familiar with his work until after his death.
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painters of all time. His style was post-impressionism. He was a Dutch man, born in an averaged sized town called Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. The reason he became an artist, and the thing that influenced him the most to become an artist was actually his mother. His mother was interested in nature, she did a lot of drawing and watercolors and that really influenced her son heavily and got him into art. When he was fifteen years old, his family was really struggling with their finances. Because of this, he was forced to get a job and help them provide. It ended up that his uncle owned an art dealership, so he got a job there.
Vincent van Gogh is now a well known artist even though he died way too soon before he could make more artwork. While he was alive he suffered from mental illnesses and lived a very poor life. He spent most of his time making artwork. It wasn’t until he died that he gained popularity for his artwork.
We have seen his works and have marveled at their beauty but the man behind the paintings was just as complex as the brush strokes he used. Vincent Van Gogh lived a life of tragedy, beauty and loneliness. Vincent Van Gogh was a man who craved love and after a few complex relationships he caved and cut his ear off and gave to a brothel prostitute named Rachel, for safe keeping. Van Gogh was made famous well after his death for such works as “Starry Night”, which he painted while being admitted into a mental asylum. Before his death Van Gogh attempted to take his own life, failing he spent his last days with his brother. After his death, his sister-in-law discovered over two thousand works which now can be seen all over the world. Many of his
I do in fact think that this piece was a successful artwork for many reasons. First of all, it followed the principles of design perfectly as well as incorporated many elements of art quite well. Secondly, there were plenty of interesting forms and objects within the piece to capture one's attention quite quickly and keep one’s attention on the piece for at least a couple of minutes. Lastly, the piece was even featured in a full length biographical movie about the life of Vincent Van Gogh, so it was obviously important enough to be featured in front of moviegoers. In conclusion, this piece definitely is a successful artwork from my point of
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) though he lived more than 120 years ago his art work is still being spoken about and admired, today. Van Gogh inspired many artists including Gauguin, Pissarro, Monet, and Bernard. This contributed to the world of art and inspired other artists.. One of Van Gohs most famous painting was Starry Night.
The Article was last updated March 2010. Information was also found on The Vincent van Gogh gallery website at vggallary.com, it was written and published by David Brooks and last updated 24 February 2016). Vincent van Gogh had a short career of only 10 years. Being born in 1853 he did not start painting until he was 27. Van Gogh shot himself 10 years after starting his career. In those 10 years van Gogh created more than 2,000 pieces of art. The first two years of van Gogh’s career he was self taught and learned by copying other artists work. He later moved to Paris, then the Netherlands, Belgium, and back to France. During these years van Gogh experimented with many different themes in his art. He started with copying prints and then progressed to landscapes. During the winter of 1884 he painted a series of present life. Van Gogh is most know for his still life portraits and his nature portraits which he composed while in Arles, France. It is here that he had a mental breakdown and was hospitalized for slicing his ear. After recovering van Gogh continued to paint and even used the term “sung a lullaby with color” when describing his paintings. Color was a main factor in all of van Gogh’s work and important to him as he believed that one should learn to paint in black and white before moving on to color. For this lesson students will focus on van Gogh’s use of colors throughout his career. Van Gogh was very good at using complimentary colors to make objects and scenes stand out.
Thesis Statement: Although Vincent Van Gogh’s work is recognized around the world, his life was full of depression and rejection from people and the art world, but still he impacted the style of art forever.
Van Gogh’s closest friend was his younger brother Theo, who supported his work and gave him advice. Van Gogh wrote over 800 letters to Theo describing his works and his feelings. He often drew sketches of his ideas and paintings in the letters. This collection of letters is also referred to as a piece of art work.
Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30th 1853, in Zundert, The Netherlands. Van Gogh spent his teenage year’s working for a firm of art dealers; however, he did not embark upon his art career until 1880. Originally, he worked only with dark and gloomy colors, until he came across the art movements developed in Paris known as, Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism (Meier-Graefe 4). Van Gogh than included their brighter colors and unique style of painting into his very own creations. He produced more than 2,000 works, including around 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings and sketches, during the last ten years of his life (Meier-Graefe 10). However, most of his best-known works were produced in his last
In the realm of art there have been numerous accounts of infamous artists who have stood out in their art period, such as Goya, Monet and Picasso. One artist who stood out during his art period was Vincent van Gogh, not only for his artwork but also because of his tragic life. Vincent van Gogh is now a world-renowned painter who was born on March 30th, 1853. He was born in Groot Zundert in North Brabant and was the son of Theodorus van Gogh. His art is considered to be part of the expressionism era and his most famous art works include Starry Night, Sun Flowers and The Mulberry Tree. But though he has had much love, admiration and popularity after his death, van Gogh could be considered a failure during
Vincent van Gogh died about 115 years ago, but his contribution to the art world impacts the way people understand persona, beauty, individuality, and style. Thousands of drawings and paintings he made depicted characteristics that most artists copy. For example, the archetypical artist persona consideration was influenced by Vincent Van Gogh. Precisely, he painted Dutch styles with dark and earthy colors in pre-1886.He adopted the brushstroke and vibrant colors of impressionists upon moving to Paris in post-1886. He was also among the first abstract artists that existed, and he used minimal elements and expressions to showcase his sensation and feelings concerning a wheat field with crows. In other words, van Gogh was the precursor of
Vincent Van Gogh had a rather depressing life. After being born into an upper-middle class family he quickly became depressed in life. He tried different things like working as an art dealer, becoming a Protestant missionary, and so on. None of these stuck for him as his mental health continued to decline. He was already a quiet, keep to himself kind of person, but over time he became more isolated. He got help from his younger brother Theo in the form of money and moved back home with his parents. This is when he began painting and eventually moved to Paris. Once moving there his paintings became more colorful and his painting style began to develop. He also began suffering from delusions and psychotic episodes and began neglecting his health by eating less and drinking alcohol more frequently and in
Vincent Van Gogh was one of the world 's greatest artists. Though not widely known in his lifetime, he is now considered to be the greatest Dutch artist aside from Rembrandt. He was born Vincent William van Gogh in Groot-Zundert, a small town in Brabant Netherlands, on March 30, 1853. His father was a protestant pastor which is believed to have greatly influenced Van Gogh . His mother, Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was artist that loved nature, drawing and watercolors. Her interest in all of these areas was transferred to her son. Vincent Van Gogh was born exactly one year after his parents ' first son, also named Vincent, was stillborn. Van Gogh was the eldest of six children. He developed strong religious views about life and nature which