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Starry Night


      Vincent van Gogh   

Year

      1889    Type       Oil on canvas   

Dimensions

      73.7 cm × 92.1 cm (29 in × 36¼ in)    

Location 

      Museum of Modern Art, New York City



Vincent Van Gough

Vincent Van Gough is the name of a classic artist who needs no introduction. Every layperson is aware of the astounding work crafted by him. Even today, a person who draws some inspiration from art, is able to understand the depth and meaning found in the work of Van Gough. The “Starry night” is an old style painting by Van Gough that speaks of his manner of art which holds a lot of meaning in its womb.

The painting

The “Starry night” is among the earlier works from this great artist where he has again depicted the strange and complicated relation between man and nature. Even the simplest paintings by Van Gough are shown to draw inspiration from the relation and connection between the world and the nature. The color palette speaks of the Van Gough style where he has used contrasting colors like yellow, blue and brown to create an absolute masterpiece. The painting has an amazing sense of presence like any other piece of art by Van Gough.

Conclusion

The Starry night is an all time favorite in the world of art. Van Gough has created an amazing artistic impression by using such contrasting palette of colors which depicts cold as well as warm emotions in the painting. It is needless to say that this work is albeit one of the earliest paintings by Van Gough but it is stunning and motivational in spirit. Anyone would draw inspiration and meaning from a masterpiece like this.

The life of the painter, Vincent Van Gough, was filled with sorrows as he was highly emotional and lacked self confidence. This is the reason why he decided to fill happiness in the world by creating beauty through his work. His work was a fusion of various forms and was powerful, rhythmic, emotional, dramatic and with a spiritual essence.
Vincent van Gogh(1853-1890)
Starry Night

When Van Gogh decided to become an artist the most familiar art style for him was the water painting. This drawing is one of the first professional appearances that Vincent made in the world. This picture represents the strange and wild contrast between the nature and the society with palette of warm and cold colors. He uses vivid yellow and yelling blue to underline the difference that people brings to the words with their presence. Vincent Van Gogh uses this technique very often and that artwork is great example for the pure inspiration, which he received from the human society.

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