Compare and ContrastVincent van Gogh and Gustav KlimtBy Jason Lee and Alex Kiczales
Vincent van Gogh Born March 30th 1853 in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. Vincent van Gogh died July 29th, 1890. Famous for art such as the Starry Night and the Potato Eaters. He is now considered one of the best artist of all time. van Gogh became ill later on. van Gogh spent a faire bit of time in hospital. Most of his art involved the outdoors. Never married or had kids. Was an impressionist artist.
Gustav Klimt Date of Birth: July 14th 1862 Baumgarten, Austria. Date of Death: February 6th 1918 Vienna, Austria. Part of the Vienna Succession. Famous for art works such as The Kiss. Most of his painting involved women. On top of painting he also drew. Never married or had kids. Founded the Vienna Succession. Was inspired by artist such as van Goghand Matisse.
van Gogh piece 1Starry Night1889• Was painted in Saint Remy deProvence.• He also painted another starrynight.
Klimt piece 1The Kiss1907• Probably Klimt’s most famouspiece of art.• In this painting you can see aman kissing a women but thewomen not kissing back.• It was also influenced byBeethovens Frieze.
van Gogh piece 2The Café Terrace on thePlace du Forum, Arles, atNight1888• Was painted at a café witch is nowcalled the Café van Gogh• He didn’t sign this art but wroteabout it.
Klimt piece 2Adele Bloch-Bauer II1912• This is Klimts second portrait ofAdele Bloch-Bauer, the other onewas mostly painted in yellow.• When painting this art Klimt wasprobably influenced by Matissewhen he saw his work in 1909.
van Gogh piece 3Rooftops1882• This was created atthe Hague in theNetherlands.• van Gogh alsopainted otherpaintings ofrooftops.
Klimt piece 3Avenue of Trees in the Parkat Schloss Kammer1912• This piece of art by Klimtwas inspired Vincent vanGogh as you can see theyare almost the same.• In this image you can see awalkways with trees onboth sides leading to abuilding.
Compare Both of the artist lived at the same time. Most of their artwork isnt in that much detail. Klimt was inspired by van Gogh. Both didn’t marry or have kids. For some of the paintings there styles where the same. Both artist are internationally know for the art that theycreated one style or another. Both painted portraits.
Contrast They live in different regions of Europe. Where part of different art movements. Most of the time Klimt’s art had other drawings insidethe art. While van Gogh just had the painting. van Gogh finished his life in a hospital bed while Klimtkept painting at his home. Van Gogh painted a lot of the outdoors, while Klimtmostly painted women.
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