Incredibly Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces. The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries.
Together they have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Some paintings (like The Starry Night) are available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing you to zoom in at brushstroke level to examine and appreciate the incredible detail of these masterpieces. In addition to the high-resolution images, each artwork also features expertly-narrated videos, audio guides, viewing notes, detailed information, maps and more. It’s a remarkable online resource and one that’s worth exploring. Below you will find a small selection of the 150+ featured artworks of Dutch post-Impressionist, Vincent Van Gogh. You can find the entire list of Van Gogh’s Google Art Project works on Wikimedia Commons.
The Starry Night – 1889 73 × 92 cm (28.7 × 36.2 in). History - Historic Figures: Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) Vincent Van Gogh - Artists - FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games. Kids Study Art- Van Gogh. Artists- Van Gogh. Artist Profile: Vincent van Gogh. During his early life, van Gogh tried a lot of professions.
He worked as an art dealer, a teacher, a bookseller, a minister’s assistant, and a missionary before he became an artist. Van Gogh was Dutch and remained in the Netherlands from his birth in 1853 until 1886 when he moved to Paris. His brother, Theo, was an art dealer in Paris and tried to help van Gogh sell his paintings but they were too much darker than the art that was popular in Paris at the time.
You can see an example of van Gogh’s early style in the painting shown here, The Potato Eaters. It is much different from his later paintings as you can see below. In Paris van Gogh was surrounded by impressionists who used a lot of color and preferred to paint natural subjects outdoors. When he had had enough of living in the city, van Gogh left Paris for the more peaceful Arles in southern France. It was in the Yellow House that Paul Gauguin came to live with van Gogh.
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Bachman [Ms Bachman is an art educator from Maryland, USA.] Summary: Van Gogh, Vincent. 30 coloring pages of Vincent van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh Fun Facts. Vincent had an older brother who died at birth.
Activities for children. Www.mykidsart.com.au - Vincent van Gogh Famous Artists My Kids Art. Go To My Kids Art Home Page Vincent van Gogh was born more than 150 years (1853) ago in Zundert, Netherlands (Dutch) He had many jobs, such as working in an art gallery, as a teacher, in a bookstore and as a preacher.
Then, around 1880, Theo his brother, suggested he become a full time artist. When he painted,Vincent liked to play with light and use loose brush strokes. He liked dark tones. In 1885 Vincent went to Belgium and he discovered Japanese art which had bright colours - this influenced his style. In 1886 he went to Paris and met other artists like Paul Gauguin and Henri de Tououse-Lautrec. In 1888 Vincent left the city and went to a French country town called Arles - he was happy for a while but later he had mental problems and actually cut off part of his left ear!
In 1889 he was treated at a mental institution and he started painting with small stripes instead of dots and later also used swirls. Unusual Facts about Vincent Visit Art News for an article on Vincent. Biography: Vincent van Gogh for Kids. Biography >> Art History Occupation: Artist, Painter Born: March 30, 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands Died: July 29, 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise, France age 37 Famous works: Starry Night, The Bedroom, Irises, Sunflowers Style/Period: Post-impressionist, Modern Art Biography: Where did Vincent van Gogh grow up?
Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands in 1853. His father and grandfather were ministers, but others in his family worked in the art world. Vincent had two brothers and three sisters. He was closest to his younger brother Theo. Although he enjoyed drawing from the time he was a young boy, Vincent had a number of other jobs before he decided to work as an artist full time. Early Years When Vincent first started drawing he sketched pictures using pencils or charcoal sticks. In this early part of his career, van Gogh used a lot of dark colors such as browns and dark greens. The Potato Eaters - Click for larger view Letters to His Brother. Hey Kids, Meet Vincent van Gogh. Hey Kids, Meet Vincent van Gogh from the Hey Kid's, Meet the Artist!
Index Vincent van Gogh was born on March, 30th 1853 in a village in the southern Netherlands, to Theodorus van Gogh, a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. Vincent's sister described him as a serious and introspective child. In 1860 Vincent began attending the Zundert village school. He remained there for only one year, and then continued his education in his home with his sister Anna, until he was sent away to boarding school in 1864. Van Gogh spent his young adult life working for art dealers.