Category Archives: Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh/Fernando Pessoa and God

  Jozef Israëls, Peasant Family at the Table, 1882 Vincent  van Gogh, The Potato Eaters, 1885 There are many who view Van Gogh’s potato eaters as grotesque and ugly in comparison to academic renderings which Vincent was well aware of, … Continue reading

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The Night Cafe

  “Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art.”–Charles Baudelaire Vincent van Gogh, The Night Café, 1888 “I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity by means of red and green. … Continue reading

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Vincent van Gogh review

Vincent van Gogh, A Pair of Shoes, 1887 There is no great genius without some touch of madness. – Seneca, Roman stoic philosopher, c. 4BC-AD 65 G.-Albert Aurier, French poet, art critic, and painter, reviewing the work of van Gogh … Continue reading

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Vincent

Vincent van Gogh, The Vicarage at Nuenen, 1885 “What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, … Continue reading

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