Van Gogh – Still Life Paintings Of Flowers

The still life is a staple for all styles of painting, a simple format practiced by those just beginning as well as the artistic masters. However, few have captured a still life of flowers as well as Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh made flower still-lifes a specialty, particularly toward the end of his life when… Continue Reading

Vincent Van Gogh Painting Style And Techniques

Arguably the most influential painter of the 1800s, Vincent Van Gogh set himself apart as a Post-Impressionist artist capable of capturing great beauty and depth of emotion in his many pieces. In looking at a cross section of his work, it is easy to spot a clear evolution from the very anatomically accurate paintings of… Continue Reading

Vincent Van Gogh Blossoming Almond Tree Painting

The Blossoming Almond Tree painting by Vincent Van Gogh is a rare desolate bloom that is frozen in time. Classic icons of lilies, sunflowers and melting clocks dominate the art world of Van Gogh in this painting. Most of Van Gogh’s paintings are known for their melancholy mood and auras of loneliness. Therefore, almonds come… Continue Reading

Van Gogh Painting, Starry Night Over The Rhone

The masterpiece, Starry Night Over The Rhone, was painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. It depicts a night scene looking along the banks of the river, and across the community of Arles in the South of France, where the artist once lived. It was exhibited in France in 1889, together with van Gogh’s famous, Irises. The painting was… Continue Reading

Van Gogh Paintings Sold For Top Price At Auction

True recognition and success never came to Vincent Van Gogh during his abbreviated lifetime. The artist who took his own life at the age of 37 in 1890, was not considered an important artist by his contemporaries. In fact, The Red Vineyard sold in Brussels for 400 francs only months before his death, was the only painting… Continue Reading