Daily contact with works of art aroused his artistic sensibility, and he soon formed a taste for rembrandt, frans hals, and other dutch masters, although his preference was for two contemporary french painters, jean-françois millet and camille corot, whose influence was to last throughout his life van. His work had a great influence on modern art because of its striking colours and emotional power he suffered from he was born vincent willem van gogh on march 30, 1853 in groot-zundert, netherlands his father his mother threw away a lot of his paintings during his life and even after his death but she lived long. Of the many famous paintings by vincent van gogh, starry night is arguably his more well-known history on top of his revolutionary oeuvre, vincent van gogh is known for his struggles with mental illness and consequently tragic life born in 1853, the artist was only 37 when he died of a self-inflicted. A troubled man, he experienced many uncertainties and rejections in his early life, particularly where female love interests were concerned religion played a huge role in van gogh´s life and many of his paintings carry religious undertones van gogh did not experience great success during his lifetime, selling just one. The van gogh family had long been associated with the art world--vincent's uncles, cornelis (uncle cor) and vincent (uncle cent), were art dealers his younger brother, theo, spent his adult life working as an art dealer and, as a result, had a tremendous influence on vincent's later career as an artist. Biography vincent van gogh, born in 1853, grew up in the southern netherlands , where his father was a minister after seven years at a commercial art firm, van gogh's desire to help humanity led him to become a teacher, preacher, and missionary—yet without success working as a missionary among coal miners in.
It's a challenge to find a more sounding name in art history then vincent van gogh he was a post-impressionist painter whose work, notable for its beauty, emotion, style and color, highly influenced 20th century art the legendary painter stands as one of the most iconic artists of all time, with his name written down as the. Born on march 30, 1853, at groot-zundert in the province of brabant, holland, vincent willem van gogh was the son of a protestant minister, theodorus van gogh by now van gogh was largely under the influence of the impressionists, a style of painting where the artist concentrates on the immediate impression of a. Vincent van gogh's revolutionary post-impressionistic style changed the course of art history and influenced generations of artists that followed during his the pair exchanged letters, which have been carefully preserved over the years, giving us a rare insight into the artist's life and work in his own words van gogh's.
A new book on vincent van gogh details his life in london from 1873-75 and how much he loved our capital city and the influence it had on his art young vincent moved to london, not out of choice but out of duty, in may 1873 to work for international art dealer goupil & cie in covent garden in his early. A short biography describes 's life, times, and work also explains the historical and literary context that influenced vincent van gogh.
Although he sold only one painting during his lifetime, van gogh is now one of the most popular artists of all time his canvases with densely laden, visible brushstrokes rendered in a bright, opulent palette emphasize van gogh's personal expression brought to life in paint each painting provides a direct sense of how the. Birth name, vincent willem van gogh born, 30 march 1853 zundert, netherlands died, 29 july 1890 (aged 37) auvers-sur-oise, france nationality, dutch his work had a great influence on modern art because of its striking colours and emotional power contents early life career legacy gallery images. Toulouse-lautrec is the obvious model for picasso's scenes of parisian night life such as french can can but most of all, you can see the impact of vincent van gogh picasso's biographer, john there isn't much sign of van gogh influence in picasso's mature work, but in 1901 it's unmistakable mother and child is.
The life of vincent van gogh vincent van gogh was born in groot-zundert in the south of holland in 1853 before deciding to be a painter in 1880, he was an art dealer, teacher, and preacher his first works were very dark even though most great artists at the time used light, bright colours when he moved to paris in 1886,.
The tragic life of vincent van gogh could be summarized emphasizing his early departure from formal education, failure as a successful salesman in the art world , attempt at religious studies, difficulty the starry night which resides as his most popular work and one of the most influence pieces in history. Vincent van gogh painted three versions of “daubigny's garden” while visiting the french landscape painter's home in 1890 of his life and then also at the end of his life, when he's making work that's devoted to him,” said nienke bakker, curator of paintings at the van gogh museum, who also curated the. Vincent van gogh vincent willem van gogh was born on march 30, 1853, in zundert, the netherlands some historians crown him as the second best dutch artist behind rembrandt, a dutch master painter the son of a in nine years, he created more than 800 pictures, including 70 works in the last 70 days of his life van.