Vincent Van Gogh

Painting provides canvas for art of recovery

Tim Snyder is always busy creating. He walks around San Francisco wearing psychedelic shirts that he’s sewn together and bright accessories that he’s …

San Francisco Bay Area

Do You Know John Russell, Australia's French Impressionist?

Even though John Russell taught colour theory to Henri Matisse, dined with Claude Monet and mingled with Vincent van Gogh and Auguste Rodin, this …

Art

Florida Couple Who Painted Their House as a Beacon for Son with Autism Wins Battle with City

This controversial home will continue to shine bright!<p>A Florida couple has won a year-long battle with their town over their house’s eye-catching …

Florida

Friday Playlist: A Different Perspective - Rookie

July's theme is POINT OF VIEW. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴<p>About Rookie<p>Rookie is an online magazine and …

Artists

Researchers have long been fascinated by the potential link between creativity and mental health — here's why it seems like visionaries are more at risk

• <b>Several studies over the years have shown a link between various mental health problems and having a creative brain.</b>• <b><br>Many artists and creatives have</b> …

Mental Health

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Unveils New Exhibition Exploring The World At Night, 'Night Edge'

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival is bringing to town a brand new photography exhibition exploring the world after dark.<p>Night Edge is a …

Storytelling

Owner calls van Gogh 'Starry Night' house an 'icon' that has become a popular roadside attraction

Tourists visiting Mount Dora enjoy chilling out on a rocker on the porch of the venerable Lakeside Inn and browsing through the shops in the quaint …

Weird

US couple win damages from Florida mayor threatening to seize home painted in style of van Gogh

A Florida mayor apologised Wednesday to a couple fined thousands of dollars for having their home's exterior painted to emulate Vincent van Gogh's <i>The Starry Night</i>.<p>The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed that Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Nemhauser can keep …

Florida

Worry Less About Being “Right” and More About Creative Expression

In our search for perfection, many of us end up finding comfort, stagnancy, and mediocrity.Every time you speak up or have a public “aha” moment …

Creativity

People Are Terrified Of How Scary Tom Brady Looks In This Courtroom Drawing

On Wednesday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeared in federal court for a hearing regarding the Deflategate lawsuit.<p>Mary Altaffer / …

Tom Brady

The Irishman who painted—and brawled—beside Gauguin

With inherited wealth, the Irish Post-Impressionist Roderic O’Conor had little incentive to sell his art, and nearly 1,000 works remained hidden in …

Art

We Are The Artists

Overview<p>We Are The Artists by Charity Janisse<p>We Are The Artists - Black and White Edition<p>In the way you make your art, art makes you.<br>A bridge, a …

Art

EU to hit back if US imposes tariffs on car imports

Posted:Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:30 GMT<p>Updated:Thursday, July 19 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:18:09 GMT<p>In a series of …

Donald Trump

We could find the next Vincent van Gogh... in a bot

An art competition just proved the next revolutionary painter could very well be non-human.<p>Ten teams of bots and their creators beat out more than 100 artworks for prizes at the 2018 Robotart competition, Futurism reported last Friday.<p>Organised by the RobotArt Gallery, the competition runs …

Culture

This Is What Robotic Art Looks Like in 2018

Artists have long drawn on a diverse array of tools to create their masterpieces: During the Northern Renaissance, Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der …

Columbia University

Durand rebrands as Van Gogh Primary

The controversial Durand Academy is re-branding as Van Gogh Primary, as it attempts to move on from its troubled past.<p>The south London school, which …

Education (UK)

In artist Dave Pollot's hands, everything that's old is new again. Geeky, too.

Dave Pollot is a traditional artist in that he paints on canvas, board, and even pottery. But when you look at his imaginative work, you'll see how …

Art

Open-Air Museums Become Widespread in the US

If anyone wanted to see Vincent Van Gogh's famous "The Starry Night" painting, he will see a lot more other things at the Museum of Modern Art in New …

Middle East

Watch a haunting MIT program transform photos into your worst nightmares

The team first borrowed an algorithm that can transform ordinary images into the styles of famous artists, like Vincent Van Gogh.<p>The algorithm can be …

Taj Mahal

It's sunflower season – here's how to embrace the cheerful yellow flower in your home

When sunflowers bloom, you know summer has arrived!<p><b>What’s not to love about sunflowers?</b><p>Symbolic of the sun and love, the vibrant and cheerful sunflower is the quintessential summer flower.<p>Providing a superb centrepiece with masses of colour in the garden and for indoor displays at home, there's no …

Home

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti is a sombre picture of the artist under the sun

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, directed by Edouard Deluc, follows the painter Paul Gauguin on his journey to Tahiti, into a collision with another …

Art

New Movie About Gauguin’s Life Is Less Great Than Gauguin’s Art

Another “genius is misery” epic about the solitude and sacrifice of art, <i>Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti</i> chronicles events in the life of Paul Gauguin after …

Entertainment

Van Gogh, Einstein and Co prove all geniuses have a hot streak

Van Gogh, Einstein and Co prove all geniuses have a hot streak - but study suggests spell only lasts for five years<p><b>In 1905, Albert Einstein finished</b> …

Genius

Parisians Are Up In Arms Over The Auction Of A 150-Year-Old Guillotine

9:02 PM 07/11/2018<p>Parisians are up in arms over the auction of a 150-year-old guillotine with “a few dents on the blade” Wednesday.<p>French citizens …

Conservative View

Winnie-the-Pooh original map illustration sells for record $570,000

<b>(CNN) —</b> The original drawing of the map that appears inside the cover of A.A. Milne's beloved book "Winnie-the-Pooh" sold at a Sotheby's auction for nearly $600,000 -- a record for any book illustration.<p>The Hundred Acre Wood map is the work of E.H. Shepard, who was asked to illustrate the book in …

Fine Art

Nearly 1,000 Paintings & Drawings by Vincent van Gogh Now Digitized and Put Online: View/Download the Collection

Every artist explores dimensions of space and place, orienting themselves and their works in the world, and orienting their audiences. Then there are …

Culture

10 of the Most Famous Pieces of Art Ever Stolen

7. The Concert<p><b>Artist:</b> Johannes Vermeer<p><b>Stolen:</b> 1990<p>The painting shows a man and two women performing music. It was stolen from the Isabella Stewart …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Kröller-Müller Museum celebrates eightieth anniversary with launch of online timeline

On 13 July 2018 it will be exactly eighty years since the Kröller-Müller Museum first opened its doors to the public. Helene Kröller-Müller saw her …

Art

Why You Need To Add Arles To Your Travel Bucket List

Since Roman times, the ancient city of Arles has been recognised as a centre of cultural conversation in the south of France; its ebb and flow as a …

Lifestyle (UK)