Reposted blog. Colour expresses something by itself……. Vincent van Gogh’s passages on color in his letters to his brother Theo and other correspondents, not only complement some of his greatest paintings, but are sometimes works of art in themselves. He was very knowledgeable about color theory and studied the subject intensively. Here is just […]
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Both American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) were drawn to architectural structures such as churches. For example the cathedral above by Hassam in Spain, dates from the Renaissance period, while the French church below by Van Gogh, combines Romanesque and Gothic styles. How would you compare each […]
Here are some insightful and creative responses of our Art Circle group! Thank you! Van Gogh is one of the most beloved artists in the history of art. But have you ever considered why? I’ve included some of my ideas and feelings below. How about you? Also, any favorite paintings by Vincent? Or subjects such […]
Reposted blog. INSIDE A FRENCH HOME FLOWERS, FLOWERS, EVERYWHERE! God loved the flowers and invented soil. Man loved the flowers and invented vases. Jacques Deval French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) is often defined as a practitioner of intimism, an art movement rooted in the home interiors and middle-class daily living of late […]
Reposted blog. TOULOUSE-LAUTREC WOMEN OF THE BELLE EPOQUE CLOSE-UP Only the figure exists. Landscape merely is, and must not be anything more than an addition….* Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Women dominate the French master Touloouse-Lautrec’s artistic vision, from his countess mother to Jane Avril and La Goulue of the Moulin Rouge to the occupants of a […]
Reposted blog of theme of cottages in art. I don’t believe there are 100 houses in the village or town. The main building after the old church, an ancient fortress, is the barracks. And what houses at that….. Vincent van Gogh, letter to brother Theo, 6/4/1888 In early June 1888, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) […]
This blog is the second installment of Vincent van Gogh’s celebration of spring in Arles in the South of France. A virtual exhibition that will enhance and enrich your life during this period of social isolation. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SPRING IN ART: THE FLOWERING ORCHARDS VIRTUAL EXHIBITION, PART II Between late March […]
French master Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) is often identified with his exotic and colorful masterpieces done during his years in Tahiti, in the last decade or so of his career. However, the early still life above already demonstrates the richness and vibrancy of the artist’s works.
Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), during his year long stay in an asylum near Saint-Remy in the south of France, created several views of the wheat field he could see from his room.
French icon Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) spent the last decade of his career in the exotic locale of Tahiti, earning a reputation as a ground-breaking artist, including the depiction of a native version of Mary and the Christ Child above.