Vincent Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings by Rainer MetzgerVan Gogh, who took up a variety of professions before becoming an artist, was a solitary, despairing and self-destructive man. This richly illustrated and expert study follows the artist from the early gloom-laden paintings in which he captured the misery of peasants and workers in his homeland, through his bright and colorful Parisian period, to the work of his final years, spent under a southern sun in Arles.
Van Gogh. Basic Art Series
Vincent van Gogh's story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world Van Gogh (Basic Art Series )Hardcover. Ingo F. Walther.
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Making van Gogh
Tortured talent: The genius and the angst of an Expressionist master Vincent van Gogh s story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all time, recognized with sell-out shows, feted museums, and record prices of tens of millions of dollars at auction. Yet as he was painting the canvases that would subsequently become these sell-out modern masterpieces, van Gogh was battling not only the disinterest of his contemporary audiences but also devastating bouts of mental illness, with episodes of depression and paralyzing anxiety which would eventually claim his life in , when he committed suicide shortly after his 37th birthday. This comprehensive study of Vincent van Gogh pairs a detailed monograph on his life and art with a complete catalogue of his paintings. Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in , the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalisbrings together nearly of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia. Bookworm s delight never bore, always excite!
Rainer Metzger studied art history, history, and German literature in Munich and Augsburg. In , he earned his Ph. He has written numerous books on art, including volumes on van Gogh and Chagall. Ingo F. Walther — was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich. He published numerous books on the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries. Your Shopping Cart.