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Vincent Van Gogh

Kindred Spirits: Hunt Slonem and Carmelo Blandino

Kimann Schultz | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

Jane Coats Eckert and Dianne Wright are two women who found in each other that kind of friendship one reads about in great novels; friendship that spans miles, years and sharp corners turned when life demands it.

'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...

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...

Unknown Sketch Of Vincent Van Gogh (And Both His Ears) Discovered In Scrapbook

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

There aren't all too many known depictions of the Post-Impressionist known as Vincent Van Gogh, aside from the artist's own self-portraits. Thus, a re...

Exhibit Explores Van Gogh's Life Before Painting

The Guardian | Maev Kennedy | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

This summer the Grand-Place in the Belgian city of Mons will be transformed into a blaze of yellow, a field of 7,500 sunflowers celebrating the city...

20th Century Best, Courtesy Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo organized a travelling exhibition, Gauguin to Warhol, which is currently on display at The San Diego Museum of Art.

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...

Happy World Kindness Day! Quotes to Inspire Kindness

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 01.13.2015 | Good News
Jeryl Brunner

According to the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation November 13th is World Kindness Day. And while it's good to choose kindness 365 days a year, it's nice to have one day reserved as a reminder.

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...

Someone's Making A Vincent Van Gogh Musical, So We Wrote The Playbill For Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

To the delight of many diehard Impressionist fans, and the chagrin of those opposed entirely to the genre of musical theater, someone in Amsterdam is ...

This Is A Replica Of Vincent Van Gogh's Ear, Grown Using Real Genetic Material

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

Vincent van Gogh is known for many things. His monstrously famous "Starry Night" painting, his love of wilting sunflowers, his obsession with self-por...

Long-Lost Van Gogh Painting Found

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts

MADRID, May 10 (Reuters) - Spanish tax inspectors checking the contents of a safe deposit box discovered a painting believed to be by Dutch master V...

New in Provence: The Van Gogh Foundation

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Arles is best known for its Roman monuments, part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with its nearly intact amphitheater, cloister, and obelisk. But Arles is also a beloved cradle of classic painters, who liked the light, the colors, and the rich and vibrant culture of its inhabitants.

New Art Books on the Art of Afro-Cuba, Vincent Van Gogh and Wayne Thiebaud

John Seed | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Each of the three books presented here has been born from genuine passion and curiosity. Rather than reviewing these books -- all of which are on my bedside table in various stages of being read -- I asked their authors to tell me a bit about how and why it needed to be written.

W. Reveals Himself as 'a Decent Amateur' Artist

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's highly unusual for a public figure -- especially a high-profile politician -- to reveal something very personal and rather uncommon about himself. And to do it willingly?

Van Gogh's Auvers: One Square Mile of Immortality

Christian Josi | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Christian Josi

On the surface -- especially on generally lousy tourism websites and what have you -- Auvers doesn't seem all that special.

Revealing The Many Faces Of Vincent Van Gogh On His 161st Birthday

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, the Dutch post-Impressionist who brought the world unforgettable visions of sunflowers and starry nights...

30 Artist Names You Are Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts

Art history is tough. Not only is it difficult to keep in check the movements (Abstract Expressionist or Minimalism?), media (wait, is that oil paint ...

Loving Vincent: The Painted Movement

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

The way to express movement in art was found more than 100 years ago, with the invention of moving pictures by the Lumiere brothers. Many would say that today's world is obsessed with movement.

Two Versions Of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' Reunite

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Two versions of Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are going on display side-by-side in London. One is owned by Britain's National Galle...

Big Doings in Van Gogh's Beloved Brabant

Christian Josi | Posted 03.22.2014 | Arts
Christian Josi

It is a happy problem for enthusiasts like me that there are so many possibilities to walk in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh today, nearly 125 years after the artists' death.

Quality Material Attracts Bidders for Record Breaking Auctions

MutualArt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.