Vincent van Gogh

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‘It’s psychologically charged’: New York’s Met celebrates Van Gogh’s cypresses
Shown together for the first time since 1901, a ‘precise but powerful’ exhibition showcases Van Gogh’s deep fascination with the cypress tree

Veronica Esposito

24, May, 2023 @7:11 AM

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After Impressionism: why has the National Gallery left female artists out of the picture?
The gallery predictably frames its new exhibition about modern art around Cézanne, Gauguin and Van Gogh. But there were women painting at the time – so where are their contributions?

Eliza Goodpasture

28, Mar, 2023 @9:13 AM

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Eiffel Tower may have inspired Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, says expert
James Hall believes painting’s ‘pyrotechnical music of the stars, sky and clouds’ recalls Paris monument’s spectacular opening

Dalya Alberge

26, Mar, 2023 @1:54 PM

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Drugs and alcohol do not make you more creative, research finds
Travel, meditation, training and exposure to culture have a greater effect on artistic output

Rachel Hall

24, Mar, 2023 @3:00 PM

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After Impressionism review – radical ideas and ecstatic sex from the edge of a new universe
Cézanne outshines Van Gogh, with Picasso his revolutionary pupil, in this absorbing hurtle toward modern art – smashing 500 years of tradition into cubist shards

Jonathan Jones

22, Mar, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Ready to plunge in? The rise and rise of immersive art
Thousands are flocking to hi-tech shows of work by Van Gogh, Dalí and, from next month, David Hockney, in London. What makes these exhibitions so fascinating – and popular?

Peter Conrad

28, Jan, 2023 @2:55 PM

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Van Gogh painting on display at Detroit Institute of Art is stolen, lawsuit claims
Brazilian art collector says he paid $3.7m for the 1888 oil called The Novel Reader, when a third party took possession of it

Maya Yang

13, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Just Stop Oil’s Van Gogh soup stunt is the latest streak of radical art protest by women
‘What is worth more: art or life?’ asked protesters Anna Holland and Phoebe Plummer this month in an echo of the suffragette who slashed Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus

Katy Hessel

24, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Art attack: can vandalism be justified to save the planet? | Letters
Letters: Readers on the protest by Just Stop Oil activists who threw soup at a Van Gogh painting in the National Gallery


21, Oct, 2022 @3:55 PM

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‘Climate justice is bigger than public opinion’: are Just Stop Oil’s tactics right?
Readers debate whether climate activists’ divisive methods are justified – or alienating and ineffective

Clea Skopeliti

19, Oct, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Just Stop Oil activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers
Protesters then glue themselves to wall beneath painting at National Gallery in London

Damien Gayle

14, Oct, 2022 @2:07 PM

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The beauty of the ‘new’ Van Gogh is to point up the work that goes into genius | Bidisha
A freshly discovered self-portrait shows the necessary routine of the creative process


16, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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