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Van Gogh

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 Ea...

5 Amazing People Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

Thrillist | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living

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 07.16.2015 | 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 06.10.2015 | 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 05.22.2015 | 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 ...

Want To Buy A Van Gogh? You'll Need About $40 Million

AP | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side-by-side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France could sell...

'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 th...

A Van Gogh And A Rothko Head To Auction With $40 Million Price Tags

AP | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A late Vincent van Gogh painting and a 1954 work by Mark Rothko from the collection of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon are going on the auctio...

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 p...

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.

Van Gogh's Letter To A Friend Includes A Pretty Harsh Literary Review

Posted 12.04.2014 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Ever Yours: The Essential Letters, a collection of correspondences between Vincent van Gogh and his friends and conte...

Four Of Van Gogh's Floral Paintings To Be Exhibited Together For The Very First Time

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts

Almost 125 years ago, after bouts of self-mutilation and hospitalization, Vincent van Gogh announced to his brother Theo his plans to embark on a seri...

This Enchanted Bike Path Was Inspired By Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

"I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell," Vincent van Gogh reportedly once said. "But the time will come when people will recognize that...

Rob Mango Speaks Out

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.11.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Rob Mango, artist and denizen of Tribeca, NY and former medal winning track star has been running through the streets of New York City since the late '70s. To get the most out of the art of Rob Mango I thought it best to pose the following questions regarding the origins and inspirations behind the work.

Rare Van Gogh Painting Expected To Fetch Up To $50 Million At Auction

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare piece of artwork painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death sold for $61.8 million Tuesday and a sculpture by Alberto...

A Vincent Van Gogh Still Life Is Up For Auction, All You Need Is $30 Million

AP | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City. Sotheby...

After Van Gogh's Postman, Joseph Roulin

Brian Waldron | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Brian Waldron

Your face blooming like a plum or peach tree, your beard a whirligig of roots and leaves. Tendrils blend with venules and pistils, a faint flush with stigma and papules.

Great Recipe for Fourth of July: Art and BBQ

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I was surprised to get so many comments from you, my dear and smart listeners, in response to last week's program, where I mentioned the embarrassin...