Arab Today, arab today exhibition explores van gogh\s years in paris
Last Updated : GMT 12:03:19
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Exhibition explores Van Gogh\'s years in Paris

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Exhibition explores Van Gogh\'s years in Paris

London - XINHUA

London\'s private gallery Eykyn Maclean will start an exhibition this Thursday to explore Dutch painter, post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh\'s life between the years 1886 and 1888 when he lived and worked in Paris. \"We are interested in the period because it saw huge changes in the artist,\" said Nicholas Maclean, co-founder of the gallery who curated the exhibition. Before coming to Paris, Van Gogh painted scenes of Dutch peasant life in dark, earthy tones in Holland. But in Paris, he was inspired by impressionists and neo-impressionist in terms of techniques and use of colou. The evolution was clear from his eight paintings on display. An early one, \"A Pair of Shoes, One Shoe Upside Down,\" was completed in the autumn of 1886 and still dark in color. \"But he has got the red signature on it,\" Maclean said. A self-portrait from Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag was one of Van Gogh\'s earliest self-portraits. \"He couldn\'t afford to pay for models,\" said the curator. The areas of darker, tonal painting looked back to Van Gogh\'s earlier Dutch period, \"But the colors in the face and hair was brighter. He has got the red head and ear.\" \"Wheat Field,\" on loan from P. And N. De Boer Foundation in Amsterdam, was painted in June, 1888, shortly before he left Paris to the south. Tired of his life in Paris, the painter wanted to return to nature. Some of the key lessons Van Gogh learned in Paris were manifest in the paintings, like the bright palette of the Impressionists and the Neo-Impressionists\' individual touch. The exhibition also gathered works from some other famous artists whom Van Gogh admired while in Paris and who influenced him in various ways, including Paul Gauguin, Emile Bernard, Claude Monet, and Paul Signac, among others. Pointing at the \"Bank of the Seine at Asnieres\" by Paul Signac, Maclean told Xinhua that Signac, a friend of Van Gogh who visited the latter later in hospital, appealed to him in the Pointillist technique. Adolphe Monticelli was a painter Van Gogh admired and viewed as an heir to Delacroix. Montielli\'s work \"Flowers in a Jardiniere\" was hang side-by-side with \"Bouquet of Flowers in a Blue Vase.\" \"I have made a series of color studies in painting simply flowers...trying to render intense color and not a grey harmony,\" Van Gogh said in a letter in 1886. Montielli\'s use of impasto and vibrant colors clearly had profound impact on him. According to Maclean, Van Gogh was a collector of Japanese paintings while in Paris, which could be picked up inexpensively from shops selling oriental wares. \"All my work is based to some extent on Japanese art,\" Van Gogh once told his brother Theo. He later not only adopted the \"flattening space and small figures in the foreground,\" as Maclean said, but also made some Japanese-styled paintings, like the \"Bridge in the Rain: after Hiroshige.\" With a career spanning no more than 10 years, Van Gogh was distinctive in his emotional honesty and bold color. The painter put an end to his legendary life by shooting himself with a gun, and died at the age of 37. The exhibition is free of charge, and will last until November 29.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today exhibition explores van gogh\s years in paris Arab Today, arab today exhibition explores van gogh\s years in paris

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today exhibition explores van gogh\s years in paris Arab Today, arab today exhibition explores van gogh\s years in paris

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today Ryanair's O'Leary: Could ground more planes

GMT 06:49 2017 Friday ,22 September

Ryanair's O'Leary: Could ground more planes
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Huthis stage defiant rally 3 years

GMT 05:29 2017 Friday ,22 September

Huthis stage defiant rally 3 years
Arab Today, arab today Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps

GMT 11:31 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Ministry seeks to improve education

GMT 14:49 2017 Sunday ,17 September

Ministry seeks to improve education
Arab Today, arab today All eyes on May as she prepares

GMT 10:16 2017 Friday ,22 September

All eyes on May as she prepares
Arab Today, arab today Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace

GMT 12:01 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Mercedes pumps 1 bln euros    

GMT 06:04 2017 Friday ,22 September

Mercedes pumps 1 bln euros    
Arab Today, arab today Intel chips loaded in Waymo

GMT 14:43 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Intel chips loaded in Waymo
Arab Today, arab today Youssra prepares for launching her  program

GMT 08:59 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

Youssra prepares for launching her program
Arab Today, arab today France hopeful of persuading Trump

GMT 06:21 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

France hopeful of persuading Trump

GMT 09:40 2017 Tuesday ,19 September

Actress Ream Hhagag prepares for a new film

GMT 18:09 2017 Thursday ,21 September

China lifts 10-year travel ban

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 19:18 2017 Monday ,18 September

5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 18:03 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases

GMT 07:00 2017 Wednesday ,20 September

A no-frills business success

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 12:46 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Google likely to buy stake in Taiwan smartphone maker HTC

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday