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What makes a Van Gogh a Van Gogh?

by Richard MuМ€hlberger

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890.,
    • Painting, Dutch -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Impressionism (Art) -- Netherlands -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Painting, Dutch.,
    • Art appreciation.

    • About the Edition

      Explores such art topics as style, composition, color, and subject matter as they relate to twelve works by Van Gogh.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Mühlberger.
      ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND653.G7 M85 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1399859M
      ISBN 100670851981
      LC Control Number93007582

      Most unusually among major painters, Vincent van Gogh () was also an accomplished writer. His letters provide both a unique self-portrait and a vivid picture of the contemporary cultural scene. Van Gogh emerges as a complex but captivating personality, struggling with utter integrity to fulfil his artistic destiny. This major new edition, which is based on an entirely new translation Reviews: 1. Vincent van Gogh - Vincent van Gogh - The productive decade: His artistic career was extremely short, lasting only the 10 years from to During the first four years of this period, while acquiring technical proficiency, he confined himself almost entirely to drawings and watercolours. First, he went to study drawing at the Brussels Academy; in he moved to his father’s.

      Vincent van Gogh is best known for his art, but he was also a passionate letter writer. Discover Van Gogh's letters and be captivated by his words. Highlight and share quotes that inspire you the most. What’s your favourite quote. Vincent van Gogh, in full Vincent Willem van Gogh, (born Ma , Zundert, Netherlands—died J , Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, France), Dutch painter, generally considered the greatest after Rembrandt van Rijn, and one of the greatest of the striking colour, emphatic brushwork, and contoured forms of his work powerfully influenced the current of.

        Wheat Field with Cypresses by Vincent van Gogh. J.C. Rice. James Grundvig’s new book, “Breaking van Gogh,” claims the painting titled Wheat Field .   Van Gogh: The Life NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The definitive biography for decades to come.”—Leo Jansen, curator, the Van Gogh Museum, and co-editor of Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Letters Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, who galvanized.


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What makes a Van Gogh a Van Gogh? by Richard MuМ€hlberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of six introductions, co-published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, following painters' lives and the development of their work through a dozen key paintings. Integrating germane personal details into a lucid and intelligent discussion of such influences as Van Gogh's Cited by: 1.

Masterpieces by Vincent Van Gogh are studied in this title of the bestselling What Makes a series, now available in a handsome hardcover edition. The composition, line, color, and subject matter of 12 of Van Gogh's paintings are analyzed, while the world he lived and worked in is also explored.

Full-color illustrations/5. This book offers you color photographs and close-ups of Van Gogh's work. It does a very good job with the text/biography and the descriptions of art techniques. It was very useful for showing different portraits for showing up close the chunky painting styles, and for giving lots of examples of thick, chunky brushstrokes/5(4).

Now, for the first time, 'What Makes a Van Gogh a Van Gogh?' is available in a handsome hardcover edition. Take a museum tour through the pages and discover the world of Van Gogh.

Learn about the qualities that make one artist's work different from another. This edition features twelve important paintings, with analysis of composition, line, color, and subject matter, and 4/5(1). Get this from a library.

What makes a Van Gogh a Van Gogh?. [Richard Mühlberger; Vincent van Gogh; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- Explores such art topics as style, composition, color, and subject matter as they relate to twelve works by Van Gogh.

Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White-Smith. Now considered the definitive biography of Van Gogh, written in partnership with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Naifeh and White-Smith had access to materials no previous biographer had the opportunity to study.

They have made the larger-than-life Vincent human and accessible. Read reviews that mention. van gogh works of art goghs bed highly recommend touch and feel make van month old interactive parts art history year old books are just great fun interactive young children touch the art enjoy these books likes this book great works art series book for kids loves this book/5(42).

That Vincent van Gogh's life was such a brutally painful and difficult one should not deter readers from embarking on this massive journey, yet the fact that a page book reaches page before the subject has what could genuinely be called a period of happiness is a testament to the skill with which the book is written, for despite the utterly/5.

I am glad I read a 'best of van Gogh' book first - by this same author/publisher: Vincent van Gogh, vision and reality by Ingo F. Walther, Taschen. By reading the much shorter book first (with the 'best of' print collection), I felt I knew the van Gogh story good enough to appreciate this current in-depth book/5.

Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsənt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (); 30 March – 29 July ) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western just over a decade, he created about 2, artworks, including around oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his ion: Anton Mauve.

Get this from a library. What makes a Van Gogh a Van Gogh?. [Richard Mühlberger; Vincent van Gogh; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)]. I loved "Lust for Life." It is a very human portrait of a vastly tormented genius.

As far as the Collected Letters of Vincent Van Gogh, be sure you look for the edited or abridged, version. He was a prolific letter writer but only some of them are. Anton Mauve, Jean-François Millet, Jozef Israëls, Adolphe Joseph Thomas Monticelli more Vincent Willem van Gogh, for whom color was the chief symbol of expression, was born in Groot-Zundert, Holland.

The son of a pastor, brought up in a religious and cultured atmosphere, Vincent was highly emotional and lacked self-confidence/5. Book is very good but it is missing lot of painting at Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum, like View of Auvers, Stary Night, Wheat-field Under Thunderclouds, Pollard Willow, Glass with Yellow Roses, Sunset in Montmartre.

That's only few great masterpieces missing in the book/5(36). Vincent van Gogh has books on Goodreads with ratings. Vincent van Gogh’s most popular book is The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh SENSES was created in to bring you a unique experience of the artist’s world of eternal beauty with all your senses deeply touched.

We aspire to present the great Dutch painter, his artworks and his concepts about life to a wider audience so that all of us can feel Van Gogh.

Vincent Van Gogh, Make Your Own Art Masterpiece by Daisy Seal and David Jones Colouring Book Flipthrough. Most unusually among major painters, Vincent van Gogh () was also an accomplished writer.

His letters provide both a unique self-portrait and a vivid picture of the contemporary cultural scene. Van Gogh emerges as a complex but captivating personality, struggling with utter integrity to fulfil his artistic destiny.

This major new edition, which is based on an entirely new translation 4/5(4). Van Gogh in Auvers: His Last Days, is a book written by Wouter van der Veen and Peter Knapp. It compiles the paintings Van Gogh produced during his last ten weeks alive in Auvers-sur-Oise, : Jess Righthand.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Vincent van Gogh (Gogh, Vincent van, ) Also found under: Van Gogh, Vincent, Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Gogh, Vincent van, Van Gogh's Letters, Unabridged and Annotated, also by Theo van Gogh and Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, ed. by Robert Harrison. In the Garden with Van Gogh.

What’s So Great About Van Gogh?: A Guide to Vincent Van Gogh Just For Kids! Vincent van Gogh & the Colors of the Wind. Van Gogh and the Post-Impressionists for Kids: Their Lives and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series) Touch the Art: Make Van Gogh’s Bed.

Vincent Can’t Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky.This book devoted to Vincent Van Gogh, which is part of the Delphi Classics series of art masters, is what one expects a book aimed to the general public to be: affordable, informative, comprehensive, and most importantly, respectful with the artist/5(38).Theo van Gogh's wife, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, devoted many years to compiling the letters about which she wrote: "When as Theo's young wife I entered inour flat in the Cité Pigalle in Paris, I found at the bottom of a small desk a drawer full of letters from Vincent".

Within two years both brothers were dead: Vincent as the result of a gunshot wound, and Theo from illness.