The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book - Complete Van Gogh Biography for Beginners
The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book is the ultimate brief preparation for artlovers interested in Van Gogh. Without using art historical jargon, Liesbeth Heenk engagingly discusses relevant and interesting aspects of this extraordinary artist's life and work. This enables the reader to fully understand and appreciate Van Gogh's paintings. More
A fascinating introduction to Van Gogh's Life and Work - All you need to know about Van Gogh
The mythical Vincent van Gogh is a frequent source of inspiration in popular culture. Van Gogh's life and work has turned dealers and private collectors into millionaires overnight, and has created a livelihood for scholars, restorers, and museum staff all over the world. But most importantly, he left behind an oeuvre that will stand the test of time. Never before has a single artist touched so many people’s lives in one way or another.
The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book is an accessible introduction to the life and work of Van Gogh, drawing from a vast number of letters written by the artist himself to his brother Theo, family and friends, to illustrate how he bravely faced life, art and mental illness.
If you want to gain a greater appreciation for one of the most fascinating artists of all time, this book is highly recommended.
The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book is number #1 of the series Secrets of Van Gogh, written by Van Gogh scholar Liesbeth Heenk in a conversational manner without the use of art historical jargon.
Want to read other volumes in the series Secrets of Van Gogh?
#1 The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book - Complete Van Gogh Biography for Beginners
#2 Van Gogh's Inner Struggle - Life, Work and Mental Illness
#3 Van Gogh Today: Short Stories
#4 Van Gogh in Love - a Romantic Van Gogh Biography
#5 Van Gogh and Money - The Myth of the Poor Artist
The 1-Hour Van Gogh Book is a brief introduction to Van Gogh's fascinating life and work.
Van Gogh’s Inner Struggle is a fascinating look into the life of a tortured genius. The letters vividly show the artist's life was no bed of roses. Van Gogh acknowledged that being an artist simply involved struggle, but he believed that one would benefit from adversity, both personally and professionally. "No victory without a battle, no battle without suffering."
Van Gogh Today - Short Stories contains eight short stories of lives that were touched in some way or another by the artist. They are a reflection of the power of his story, and why Van Gogh remains a timeless inspiration to us all.
Van Gogh in Love is about the story of the artist’s longing for love and a family, exploring the lesser-known area of the artist’s romantic life. As can perhaps be expected from an artist like Van Gogh, his choice of women was unconventional. He favored more mature companions, and pursued relationships with women that were considered unsuitable.
Van Gogh and Money focuses on the artist's financial situation, a subject never explored before. Regardless of the actual amount of money he received from his brother, it becomes clear that Van Gogh was poor in the light of his ambition.
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