Vincent Van Gogh

The Self-Described Daily Routines of History’s Most Prolific Minds

There is no single path to insane greatness. Picasso and Gogh are both artistic geniuses, but they pursued very different routines to stay prolific. …

Creativity

Only Cafe

The Only Cafe has been a neighbourhood staple on The Danforth for over 30 years. While its name may sound like a spot for coffee, it’s actually a bar …

Toronto

An Art Crawl Through the Fall 2017 Collections

Politics wasn’t the only thing driving designers at the Fall shows; art remained the motivating force behind many a collection. How designers used their references was very individual. Victoria Beckham borrowed loosely from the Surrealist paintings of Paul Nash that she had seen at the Tate …

Fashion

Supreme Court Says You Can Copyright Elements Of 'Useful Articles' -- Which May Spell Disaster For 3D Printing More

Last summer, we wrote about a potentially important case going to the Supreme Court, technically about the copyright design of cheerleading uniforms. …

3D Printing

Can Old Prescription Drugs Provide New Treatments for Alcoholism?

By scouring thousands of medications created for other conditions, a researcher wants to find pills that can help overcome addiction.<p>In <i>The Drinkers</i>, painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1890, three men and a child huddle around a table as they glug down whatever’s in the pitcher in front of them. Their …

Addiction

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Fashion

Two Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Are Finally Displayed After 14 Years

The unveiling at the Van Gogh Museum will coincide with a documentary on Dutch TV that will reveal how the paintings were robbed<p>On December 7, 2002, two men broke into the Van Gogh Museum and stole a pair of paintings by the iconic Dutch artist. Fourteen years later—after an improbable journey …

Van Gogh Museum

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Worth $100 Million Go Back on Display

The two early works by the Dutch master, stolen 14 years ago, were found hidden behind a false wall in the villa of a suspected mafia cocaine trafficker.

Modern Art

Stolen Van Goghs back on display after years in criminal underworld

<b>They spent years under wraps and out of sight in a criminal's safe - but two Van Gogh paintings are now back on show in the Dutch museum they were stolen from in 2002.</b><p>The canvases, Sea View at Scheveningen and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church at Nuenen, date from Van Gogh's early period and …

Van Gogh Museum

Doing Something Creative Can Boost Your Well-Being

Many people consider creativity the realm of the tortured soul. Think of Sylvia Plath, Kurt Cobain, or Vincent Van Gogh. Though there is no doubt …

Psychology

Two stolen Van Gogh paintings back on display in Amsterdam

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.<p>The works, 1882’s “View of the Sea at Scheveningen” and the 1884 “Congregation Leave the Reformed Church in Nuenen”, are from a period that was crucial to the …

European News

Priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen 14 years ago returned to Amsterdam museum

Van Gogh Museum is hosting an exhibition to welcome masterpieces home.<p>The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is "overjoyed" to welcome back two paintings …

Van Gogh Museum

The Mystery Behind Van Gogh's Severed Ear

Paul Gauguin – Vincent van Gogh painting sunflowers – Google Art Project | © Google Cultural Institute/WikiCommons<p>While there is evidence to …

Painting

‘They found a hidden wall, and behind it the paintings’

Two paintings stolen from the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam in 2002 will be on display once again. They were found last September in a mafia don's basement during a raid by police in Italy.<p>Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen and View of the Sea at Scheveningen are two early Van Gogh …

Modern Art

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How Two Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Made It Home after a 14-Year Saga<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Isaac Kaplan<p>“We haven’t been able to tell their story for more …

Van Gogh Museum

Stolen van Gogh paintings return to Amsterdam after 14 years

'After years shrouded in darkness, they can now shine again,' says Dutch culture minister<p>Two paintings by Vincent van Gogh that were stolen in a …

Van Gogh Museum

Delicious Portraits by German Gonzalez

Since few months the Colombian illustrator German Gonzalez has been producing series of portraits from Van Gogh to Mathilda played by Natalie Portman …

Art

7 Ridiculously Dutch Things You Have to do At Least Once

The Dutch are known for a few things: biking everywhere, being blunt, and well, being tall. While you can't always make that last one a reality for …

Amsterdam

Van Gogh paintings return to Amsterdam

Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum has welcomed home two paintings by the Dutch master more than 14 years after they were ripped off a wall at the museum in …

Van Gogh Museum

Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art? Works sent to museum for authentication

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> On a Tuesday morning last month, Steve Meadows, a 66-year-old architect, actor, inventor and dabbler in art, left his home in …

Van Gogh Museum

Long Lost Van Gogh Paintings Go On View in Amsterdam Amid Controversial New Documentary

On View<p>Convicted burglar offers detailed account of the 2002 theft<p>,<p>Tomorrow morning in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum is planning a press conference …

Van Gogh Museum

Adelia Saunders on Her “Indelible” Debut Novel

Photo by Danielle Baron AtkinsAdelia Saunders’s first novel, <i>Indelible</i> (Bloomsbury USA; starred review, <i>LJ</i> 1/17), is the wildly inventive story of …

Literature

‘I’m a born burglar.’ A van Gogh thief tells all

AMSTERDAM — "Some people are born teachers. Some people are born footballers. I'm a born burglar." So says Octave Durham, who stole two priceless …

Van Gogh Museum

Stolen Van Gogh paintings to go on show as route dedicated to the artist opens

Two paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, which were stolen and subsequently missing for over a decade, are set to go back on show at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam from Tuesday 21 March, just as a new multi-country route dedicated to <i>The Starry Night</i> painter opens.<p>The works, <i>Seascape at</i> …

Van Gogh Museum

Intelligence - 6 crazy signs you might be backed somehow by science

Going through this list of mindless “science jargon” I realized I shown most on the list for intelligence. which reinforces the jargon. This because …

Psychology

38,000-year-old pointillist images discovered in France

Pointillist images have been found in southwestern France.The artistic techniques used by Vincent van Gogh and Georges Seurat were considered …

Modern Art

'Tortured geniuses' more likely to commit suicide, study finds

The myth of the tortured genius has endured for centuries.<p>Artists as diverse as Van Gogh, Kurt Cobain and Sylvia Plath have become famous for their talent as well as for their struggles with mental health problems.<p>But a conclusive link has never been made between mental health issues and creativity.<p>…

Modern Art

The blue plaque quiz: can you guess who lived in these London houses?

From famous painters to poets and revolutionaries, can you guess the names of the people commemorated in these English Heritage blue plaques?<p>The English Heritage Guide to London’s Blue Plaques is published by September Publishing<p>Which painter lived at 87 Hackford Road, South Lambeth?<p>William …

London

This woman learned to love her vitiligo by turning her patches into art

21-year-old Ashley Soto hasn’t always accepted her the way her body looks.<p>At age 12 she was diagnosed with vitiligo, a condition that turns patches …

Art

This Woman Transformed Her Skin Into Art

Ashley Soto was just 12 years old when she was first diagnosed with vitiligo—a pigmentation condition that causes the skin to lose color in blotches. …

Art