Tag Archive: Van Gogh

The Phaidon Classic Series

  Rembrandt certainly remains the most famous of seventeenth-century Dutch painters. Dutch fellow painter Vincent van Gogh wrote of Rembrandt: “Rembrandt goes so deep into the mysterious that he says things for which… Continue reading

Van Gogh’s Laboureur dans un champ at Christie’s

Vincent van Gogh’s stunning Laboureur dans un champ (1889) painting is to be offered by Christie’s in their Impressionist and Modern NY evening sale, held on 13 November. ‘I’m struggling with all my energy… Continue reading

Five Van Gogh Sunflowers on three continents virtually united for the first time

  The Sunflowers series dates from 1888, when Van Gogh left Paris to paint in the brilliant sunshine of the South of France. He rented a house in Arles – ‘The Yellow House’… Continue reading

Vincent van Gogh’s Le moissonneur (d’après Millet) on sale at Christie’s

  Christie’s prestigious Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale – to be staged in London on 27 June – features a vibrant painting by Van Gogh. Titled Le moissonneur (d’après Millet), this painting is a 1889 ‘replication’ of… Continue reading

Van Gogh, Matisse, Monet: Shchukin at Fondation Louis Vuitton

  The collection of Russian private collector and industrialist Sergei Shchukin is on view at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. It’s one of the world’s greatest collections which comprises spectacular works by… Continue reading

Masterpieces by Lego

Elmgreen & Dragset erect “Van Gogh’s Ear” at Rockefeller Center in NY

  Elmgreen & Dragset have installed a new work on the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center. Elmgreen & Dragset have carefully designed and crafted each detail of Van Gogh’s Ear to… Continue reading

The Van Gogh Foundation in Arles presents Van Gogh Drawings, Roni Horn and Tabaimo

  I had never been to the Van Gogh Foundation despite growing up in this culturally-rich city, so I took the opportunity to be holidaying in the South of France to go. I… Continue reading

Van Gogh is eternal

Exactly 125 years ago today, Vincent van Gogh died in his brother Theo’s arms in Auberge Ravoux.

Kirk Douglas as Vincent Van Gogh

Lust for Life was directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by John Houseman. The film stars Kirk Douglas as Van Gogh, James Donald as his brother Theo, Pamela Brown, Everett Sloane and Anthony Quinn,… Continue reading