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Vincent Van Gogh

Fountain House Gallery Rocks "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.13.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

Fountain House Gallery's recent Mad About Art was an event for the record books. This annual art auction and benefit is a perennially glittering celeb...

Winner Of Van Gogh Look-Alike Contest Looks A Helluva Lot Like Van Gogh

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts

Artist and writer Douglas Coupland set out to find the single man who most resembles beloved painter Vincent van Gogh. And boy, did he find him in pen...

Give Thanks by Writing Letters to Those You Love

Clara G. Herrera | Posted 11.23.2016 | Divorce
Clara G. Herrera

Dear you, I love you. Here are the reasons why. I have started a personal campaign, not to be mixed up with the recent U.S. presidential campaig...

A Masterpiece in the Attic: Some of the Greatest Surprise Art Finds

MutualArt | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts

Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes. Photo: Charles Platiau, Reuters. This might be the understatement of the year: the world is full of surprise...

We May Finally Know The Real Reason Van Gogh Cut His Ear Off

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts

By now, most art history devotees know that on Christmas Eve in 1888, painter Vincent van Gogh allegedly took a razor to his left ear and chopped the ...

This Glowing Van Gogh Costume Will Brighten Your Halloween

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 10.31.2016 | Arts

Glow, baby, glow. Redditor Vito Polizzi just brushed away all competition for costumes this year with his Vincent van Gogh getup. The damn thing GLOWS...

The Famous Artist Who Inspired the Impressionists - Yet You've Never Heard of Him

MutualArt | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

Vincent Van Gogh, Daubigny's Garden, 1890. Basel, Collection R. Staechelin. must be truly good, when one dies, to be conscious of having done a...

Behind the Scenes: William Thompson

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 10.23.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

William Thompson in his Brooklyn, NY studio (2016) We were both working on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt when I first met William Thompson. By our 9:00am...

First Fully Painted Feature Film Honoring Van Gogh Looks Beyond Gorgeous

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.18.2016 | Arts

It’s nearly impossible to think of starry nights, sunflowers or severed ears without envisioning the painted work of Vincent van Gogh. The gifted an...

Police Recover 2 Van Gogh Paintings Stolen In 2002

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts

AMSTERDAM/ROME Sept 30 (Reuters) - Italian police have recovered two paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen in Amsterdam 14 y...

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...

Abstract Art: I Just Don't Get It.

Denise Mills | Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Denise Mills

My eyes skip back to the review, proclaiming that "one is struck by the colour, applied in a ragged fashion." I'm pleased we agree on the latter part of that sentence, at least.

Watch Artist Recreate Iconic Van Gogh Paintings On Water

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts

Garip Ay's masterpieces sometimes last only seconds. But thanks to the internet, they can now be remembered forever. The Turkish artist painstakingly ...

If Van Gogh Could Talk About Art Therapy

John M. Eger | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
John M. Eger

We know that Van Gogh severely cut his ear after a fight with his friend, Paul Gauguin (although some now say that he severed his ear in the fight its...

Van Gogh's Boots

Roger Wright | Posted 04.24.2016 | Arts
Roger Wright

Look hard at Van Gogh's painting of the boots and you begin to breathe in his weary leather sadness from across the centuries. Boots on a walk thro...

Was Vincent van Gogh an Artist?

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Siobhan Kukolic

Vincent van Gogh lived in the 1800s. During his lifetime, he painted 900 pieces and only sold one. To a friend. He died at age 37 poor, destitute and hungry. Today, his paintings sell for hundreds of millions of dollars. So was he an artist?

First Night: Van Gogh Lovers Will Want to See Leonard Nimoy's 'Vincent'

David Finkle | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

If you're searching for an example of genuine brotherly love, you don't start with Cain and Abel. Perhaps the choicest place to look is Vincent and Theo Van Gogh.

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!"

The Metropolitan Museum Takes a Big Step With The Met Breuer

MutualArt | Posted 03.19.2016 | Arts

The Met Breuer. Photo: Ed Lederman. The Met Breuer: Bridging the Gap Between Historic and Contemporary Art It takes about nine minutes and nine secon...

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...

Van Gogh Documentary To Be First Fully Painted Feature Film Ever Made

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts

In one of the last letters artist Vincent van Gogh ever wrote, he proclaimed: "The truth is, we cannot speak other than by our paintings." Today, a gr...

Staying Humble While Sharing Awesomeness

William Kenower | Posted 02.20.2017 | Books
William Kenower

As a writer/teacher I have two basic job descriptions. The first is to share as much awesomeness as possible. The second is to stay humble. These two ...

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 ...

Selling Is a Worthy Goal for Artists

David Galenson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Arts
David Galenson

In announcing that Martha Kuzma is the new dean of Yale's art school, Peter Salovey noted that "the art world is booming, but making a living as an artist remains difficult," so he was "encouraged that Ms. Kuzma 'has been especially focused on the student experience."

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 ...