Vincent van Gogh

A new self-portrait from Vincent Van Gogh has recently been detected, hidden under layers of glue and cardboard, by the National Galleries of Scotland (NGS). Officials are confident, though not…
To read the writing of artists is to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of their work. It allows us to see their work on different levels, which can enrich and embolden one’s relationship…
These ongoing protests so far consist of the same general series of actions. Members of the group Just Stop Oil glue their hands to the frame of a famous painting and speak to crowds about their…
In the spirit of the English poet Alexander Pope, art, like hope, springs eternal. Many artists have recognized the uplifting power of spring, particularly in times of societal upheaval. These ten…
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is one of history's best-known artists. Despite struggles with depression and psychosis Van Gogh became a master of Post-Impressionism. Van Gogh paintings like The Starry…
“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.” —attributed to Pablo Picasso
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Easily the most famous depiction of famine in art history is Vincent van Gogh’s 1885 oil painting, The Potato Eaters. At the time of its creation, the phrase "potato eater" was considered pejorative…