Arts Everyday Living: Honoring Van Gogh This Week—Les Fleurs of Paris

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HONORING VAN GOGH

LES FLEURS OF PARIS

 

This week we are remembering Vincent van Gogh, in honor of the 125th anniversary of his death. highlighting works of art like Vase with Cornflowers and Poppies created during the artist’s years in Paris from 1886-1888.

Last year, I painted nothing but flowers to accustom myself to a a color other than grey, that’s to say pink, soft or bright green, light blue, violet, yellow, orange, glorious red.

Vincent van Gogh, letter to sister Willemien, late October, 1887

Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh, Vase with Cornflowers and Poppies, 1887, oil on canvas, Triton Collection Foundation

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Discover the colors of daily living with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively.

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