Collection: Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh, most generally known as Vincent Van Gogh was conceived in the southern Netherlands, in a town called Zundert, in March of 1853. The Dutch painter got one of the most celebrated figures in art history – if not the most well known – making more than 2,000 artworks during about a time of creation. Van Gogh finished up a colossal measure of paintings during the most recent two years of his life as he was distressed, getting known as the "tormented artist." He experienced childhood in a strict family unit, his dad was a clergyman of the Dutch Reformed Church, away Van Gogh was energetic about and started to examine after he functioned as an art seller with his uncle.

In was uniquely at twenty-seven years old that Van Gogh started following his very own artistic profession, taking on the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in 1880, situated in Brussels, Belgium. In 1885, the Dutch artist closed his first perfect work of art entitled The Potato Eaters, an oil painting depicting a group of laborers sitting at the table in a dim room. This artwork, alongside numerous other of Van Gogh's works, was affected by the past Dutch experts of the Baroque development like Peter Paul Rubens, with its emotional shadows, just as the Realists, who regularly painted laborers of the country regions.

All through his whole artistic profession, Van Gogh was not able to sell his paintings, even with the steady assistance of his sibling, Theo, who was an art seller. Theo was one of the principal supporters of Van Gogh's creation, accepting his work via mail and endeavoring to sell them. Actually, a large portion of the data thought about the artist's generation originated from the letters he kept in touch with his sibling in impeccable insight concerning his artistic procedure, just as insights regarding his own life, his objectives, and desire. Toward the start of his creation, Van Gogh had a dim and earthy color palette, and in the wake of getting some knowledge from Theo, he started to light up his paintings. During this period, the Impressionists were increasing a lot of consideration for their Avant-watch style of work, which propelled Van Gogh to try different things with a progressively modern style of painting.

In 1886, on account of monetary difficulties, the artist moved to Paris to live with Theo and came in direct contact with the Impressionist painters. During this period, the Post-Impressionist's work changed drastically, exploring different avenues regarding more brilliant color beds and looser brush strokes. After two years, Van Gogh moved to Arles, where he started an art studio called The Yellow House in order to work close by Paul Gauguin. Van Gogh delivered his arrangement of sunflower paintings to show his companion his energy with the new studio, however after endeavors of cooperating, the artists arrived at an emergency point, and Van Gogh had a tremendous breakdown mangling his very own ear. During the last period of his profession and life, Van Gogh entered the Saint-RĂ©my refuge, where he created his most renowned artworks. The artist died in July of the following year at 37 years old.