Vincent van Gogh
In addition to his many remarkable paintings and drawings, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) left behind a fascinating and voluminous body of correspondence. This highly accessible book includes a broad selection of 265 letters, from a total of 820 in existence, that focus on Van Gogh's relentless quest to find his destiny, a search that led him to become an artist; the close bond with his brother Theo; his fraught relationship with his father; his innate...
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the greatest figures in Western art. Revered for his bold expressionist paintings, he is also admired as a prodigious and eloquent letter writer. This book explores Van Gogh's correspondence as a self-portrait of the artist and the man.
Landscape has become an important theme for David Hockney, especially since he returned to his homeland, the Yorkshire Wolds, in the 1990s. The landscapes in this catalgoue show a series of in-depth observations of the changing seasons and the way in which light, space and nature are constantly in motion. They are reminiscent of the landscapes of Vincent van Gogh, including his monumental Wheatfield with Crows and The Harvest. This book pays particular...
17) Vincent van Gogh
Presents a study of nineteenth-century Dutch-born artist Vincent van Gogh, tracing his developing technique, discussing his original use of color, and examining the connections between events in his life and his painting. Features forty color plates, each with commentary, as well as black-and-white reproductions.