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  • 1. VINCENT VAN GOGH
    1-4-5 Oral Project
    By: Destinie Witmer
    IAS 108, Fall 2010
    Professor Morin
  • 2. From Beginning to End
    Born March 30, 1853 (Netherlands)
    Lifelong Battle of Mental Illness
    Began Painting at age 27
    Attempted Suicide
    Died July 29, 18990
  • 3. An Artists Style
    Painted and Drew
    Watercolor, oil
    Peasant Lifestyle
    Weathered Hands/Features
    Landscapes
    Objects
    Portraits
    Between 1881-1990 created over 900 works
  • 4. The Potato Eaters
    Van Gogh’s first painting
    Created April 1885
    Unsuccessful
    Featured Peasants who
    “earned their food”
    Focus: the hands
    Compassion for the poor
    “If you hear a voice within you say, ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
    -V.V.G
  • 5. “I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of paints used in the picture.” -V.V.G.
  • 6. The Red Vineyard
    The only painting sold
    Oil on Canvas
    Created November 1888
  • 7. Starry Night
    Most Famous/Recognized
    Created June 1889
    Painted while in an asylum
  • 8. Mountains at Saint-Remy
    Created May 1889
    Oil on Canvas
    Also painted while in an asylum
    Features a “frenzied production”
  • 9. Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear
    February 1889
    Cut off part of his left ear
    Out of frustration/mental illness
    Troubled life
    Optimistic outlook
    Self inflicted cause of death
    Very successful artist
  • 10. “What I am 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…” -V.V.G
    .
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6Qk&feature=player_detailpage
  • 11. Resources:
    Articles:
    http://www.vangoghgallery.com/
    Videos:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6Qk&feature=player_detailpage
    Images:
    http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/
    http://www.vggallery.com/
    The End