VINCENT  VAN GOGH<br />1-4-5 Oral Project <br />By: Destinie Witmer <br />IAS 108, Fall 2010<br />Professor Morin <br />
From Beginning to End<br />Born March 30, 1853 (Netherlands)<br />Lifelong Battle of Mental Illness <br />Began Painting a...
An Artists Style<br />Painted and Drew  <br />Watercolor, oil <br />Peasant Lifestyle <br />Weathered Hands/Features<br />...
The Potato Eaters<br />Van Gogh’s first painting<br />Created April 1885 <br />Unsuccessful <br />Featured Peasants who<br...
“I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are wor...
The Red Vineyard <br />The only painting sold <br />Oil on Canvas <br />Created November 1888<br />
Starry Night <br />Most Famous/Recognized <br />Created June 1889<br />Painted while in an asylum <br />
Mountains at Saint-Remy <br />Created May 1889<br />Oil on Canvas <br />Also painted while in an asylum <br />Features a “...
Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear <br />February 1889<br />Cut off part of his left ear<br />Out of frustration/mental illne...
“What I am in the eyes of most people? A nonentity an eccentric or an unpleasant person, somebody who has no position in s...
Resources:<br />Articles: <br />http://www.vangoghgallery.com/<br />Videos: <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6...
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  1. 1. VINCENT VAN GOGH<br />1-4-5 Oral Project <br />By: Destinie Witmer <br />IAS 108, Fall 2010<br />Professor Morin <br />
  2. 2. From Beginning to End<br />Born March 30, 1853 (Netherlands)<br />Lifelong Battle of Mental Illness <br />Began Painting at age 27<br />Attempted Suicide <br />Died July 29, 18990 <br />
  3. 3. An Artists Style<br />Painted and Drew <br />Watercolor, oil <br />Peasant Lifestyle <br />Weathered Hands/Features<br />Landscapes <br />Objects<br />Portraits <br />Between 1881-1990 created over 900 works <br />
  4. 4. The Potato Eaters<br />Van Gogh’s first painting<br />Created April 1885 <br />Unsuccessful <br />Featured Peasants who<br /> “earned their food”<br />Focus: the hands <br />Compassion for the poor<br />“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”<br /> -V.V.G<br />
  5. 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.<br />
  6. 6. The Red Vineyard <br />The only painting sold <br />Oil on Canvas <br />Created November 1888<br />
  7. 7. Starry Night <br />Most Famous/Recognized <br />Created June 1889<br />Painted while in an asylum <br />
  8. 8. Mountains at Saint-Remy <br />Created May 1889<br />Oil on Canvas <br />Also painted while in an asylum <br />Features a “frenzied production”<br />
  9. 9. Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear <br />February 1889<br />Cut off part of his left ear<br />Out of frustration/mental illness <br />Troubled life <br />Optimistic outlook <br />Self inflicted cause of death<br />Very successful artist <br />
  10. 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<br />.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6Qk&feature=player_detailpage<br />
  11. 11. Resources:<br />Articles: <br />http://www.vangoghgallery.com/<br />Videos: <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6Qk&feature=player_detailpage<br />Images: <br />http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/<br />http://www.vggallery.com/<br />The End <br />

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