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Van Gogh

Pokémon Gogh Is The Work Of Art We've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts

Some art will make you smile. Some art will make you cry. Other art will make you so glad you’re living in such a beautifully weird world. This is o...

Van Gogh Probably Cut Off His Entire Ear, Not Just A Chunk

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts

Poor Vincent van Gogh. He’s one of the most prolific and influential forces of 20th century art, having blessed the world with his signature post-Im...

CultureZohn: Gauguin's Danish Connections Come To Light At The Glyptotek

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

"I am a great artist and I know it," wrote Paul Gauguin to his Danish wife Mette. "It is because I am such that I have endured such sufferings... You tell me that I am wrong to remain far away from the artistic center. No, I am right. I have known for a long time what I am doing and why I do it. My artistic center is in my brain and not elsewhere and I am strong because I am never sidetracked by others"

5 Reasons VRTO Will Completely Change the Face of VR

Jesse Damiani | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

With E3 in the rearview and VRLA on the horizon, it's hard to imagine carving out any extra mental space for yet another conference, yet another round...

Yellow Paint

Charlene Haparimwi | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts
Charlene Haparimwi

They say that Van Gogh ate yellow paint in a desperate attempt to feel happiness inside. I covered the canvases of my heart with every sunrise I saw in your eyes and every golden smile you gave me.

Bird Bath and Beyond

Asher Jay | Posted 03.25.2016 | Travel
Asher Jay

Have you ever found yourself confiding in a friend on a Sunday morning in Central Park, only to be interrupted mid-sentence by her screaming "Cinnamon Teals in formation at 10 o' clock!"

Van Gogh Museum Plans To Restore Iconic 'Sunflowers' Painting

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.11.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. One of Vincent van Gogh's vibrant "Sunflowers" paintings may take on renewed life, thanks to the Va...

As Vincent Van Gogh Grew Darker, His Works Did Too, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.22.2016 | Arts

You probably know that Vincent van Gogh created a painting in the late 19th century called "Bedroom in Arles." It depicts the Dutch artist's electric ...

Museum Recreates Van Gogh's Bedroom, Rents It On AirbnB

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.10.2016 | Arts

Looking for an Airbnb to rent in the Chicago area? Great. Ignore all those spacious one-bedrooms on the shores of Lake Michigan and head straight for ...

Painting in Provence

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In Provence, I chose the Luberon for its beauty, and for the most part, stayed in the villages to paint. The Chambres d'hotes were the most memorable and staying in the old farmhouses also provided painting material.

Van Gogh Grop Circle Unfortunately Not Made By Aliens

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.02.2015 | Arts

Congratulations, people who fly into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport! A recently completed, Vincent van Gogh-themed crop circle in Eagan, M...

5 Amazing People Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

Thrillist | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By the time you hit 30, you're expected to know what you're doing with the rest of your life. No finding new passions. No rising to unexpected heights of success. You're an adult. The remaining decades are just about not screwing it up. Right?

Patrick Mancini Paints With an Incredible Cause

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

By day, Patrick Mancini is a successful software executive at IBM. While his ability to lead people in a business context is impressive, by night, he doubles as an impassioned painter whose creations serve as the engine for a life committed to honest to goodness charity.

Turner's Timeless Show of Light, Color and Wonder

William Bradley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
William Bradley

I've seen the show twice, taking the better part of a day each time. Along with Vermeer and Van Gogh, Turner's one of my very favorite artists. The experience of this show rates as one of the aesthetic highlights of my life.

Top 10 Reasons to Go to France

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

The French have been reading the tea leaves. Despite or perhaps because of recent violence, there seemed a new spirit of generosity towards tourists, if not to migrants. So many Americans are trooping off to art fairs. Why not also visit the most exciting performance festivals, many in France, which have a multicultural, often political, contemporary perspective? And a spate of private, hidden-away sites has also opened to the public which document the intensity of the lives and work of artists.

'Van Gogh and Nature' at the Clark

Peter Clothier | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Enough with the all-too familiar story line of Vincent van Gogh as the sun-crazed genius with those wild eyes and the fierce red beard and hair. That's the Hollywood version. But that is not the only, nor even the most interesting part of the artist's story.

What to Do With 36 Hours in Amsterdam

Heather Keleher | Posted 07.16.2016 | Travel
Heather Keleher

I recently found myself back in the picturesque city of Amsterdam for just a day-and-a-half, intrigued by the question of what to do from the seemingly endless possibilities!

Walking in Van Gogh's Footsteps in Arles

Rick Steves | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Visiting Arles, travelers tune into the story of Vincent van Gogh. And the city makes it easy.

Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall: Amsterdam Is the Place!

Marie Ohanesian Nardin | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Marie Ohanesian Nardin

I'm a loyal kind of person, even when it comes to favorite cities. So, let me be clear, no European city can surpass the love I feel for Venice, Italy--an affair that reaches back 30 years when I fell fast for a handsome gondolier and his city. Soon, I married my gondolier and began calling the Serenissima, home.

'Vincent Van Gogh' Is A Brooklyn Hipster Who Takes Public Transportation

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News

Turns out Vincent van Gogh takes public transportation. Or at least his doppelganger does. Redditor XacBranch spotted the famous painter a man who ...

'Feeling Van Gogh' Helps Visitors Who Are Visually Impaired Experience The Artist's Work

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.17.2015 | Arts

Lay your eyes on a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece like his radiant "Sunflowers" and you'll notice the way paint is so generously layered onto the canvas...

8 Mysterious Van Gogh Theories That Haunt Us To This Day

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

Today is the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved outsiders, the iconic post-Impressionist whose melancholic spirit and rapturous paintings...

A Short History Of Mental Illness In Art

The Guardian | Jonathan Jones | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts

Art has led the way in seeing mental illness not as alien or contemptible but part of the human condition – even as a positive and useful experience...

Artsy Gifts According to Edward Goldman

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I have a secret; how not only to avoid the stress connected with holiday shopping, but instead, to enjoy it. Yes, to enjoy Holiday shopping! Are you ready? Do you have a pen and paper handy?

Millet's Calf, a Newborn Jesus, God of Earth

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2015 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Maybe it's the way the light falls, illuminating the bed of straw like some upside-down and disheveled halo, all gold and shimmery, on which the baby lies - a baby cow, in this case.