weepling:

Vincent van Gogh, Irises, 1890 (detail)

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kleinecharlotte:

Art History Meme [1/4] Colors
↳ Bright Yellow: Edgar Degas, Vincent Van Gogh, Giovanni Antonio Canal, Sandro Botticelli

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↳ pierre-auguste renoir+landscapes

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efedra:

Spider by WOOmadeit

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Almond Blossom, Vincent van Gogh, 1890 

Theo van Gogh, Vincent’s close friend and brother, wrote to Vincent of the birth of his son, who he named after the artist. Van Gogh created this masterpiece of blossoming branches against the blue sky, and was meant as a gift it to his younger brother and his wife. The almond tree blooms early, signifying the coming Spring - the birth - and, subsequently, the new life in Theo’s world. 

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Vincent and The Doctor: Van Gogh is the finest painter of them all. Certainly the most popular great painter of all time. The most beloved. His command of color, the most magnificent. He transformed the pain of his tormented life into ecstatic beauty…

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Favorite Artists: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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chasseurseul:

favorite artists: Joseph Mallord William Turner, “The painter of light” (1775-1851) 

“You should tell them that indistinctiveness is my forte” — Turner’s reply when hearing that collector James Lenox who purchased one of his paintings complained about it and called it indistinct

 #also known as the great pyrotechnist   #bc his paintings are like   #BOOM  #also known as the   #precursor of impressionism   #good will good   #and his paintings are glowing   #the way he handled light wasimpressive   #wow i’m not even trying to sound smart   #can’t say that much   #just that i love his art   #and the way the colors run together   #the compositoin   #the perspectives   #guess i have a thing for sunsets  

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notthedroidyouarelookingfor:

history meme || objects [1/8]: paint

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” (Plutarch)

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