Biography of Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was probably one of the most influential post-impressionist by taking the bright colors and style of painting and incorporating them into his own unique style. Van Gogh produced most

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The Woman of Willendorf

The Woman of Willendorf was discovered in 1908 by the archaeologist Josef Szombathy. The sculpture is one of the greatest findings in art history and is considered a significant symbol of what we know about beauty from the past. The Woman of Willendorf

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Cleopatra and the Peasant

The French Romantic painter Eugene Delacroix painted the beautiful and vivid “Cleopatra and the Peasant” in 1838. This impressive piece of art draws the viewers’ attention through its superb style, choice of vibrant colors, and its emotional tone. Paul Valéry once

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Comparing El Greco’s St. Francis Venerating the Crucifix to El Greco’s St. John the Baptist

Comparing El Greco’s St. Francis Venerating the Crucifix to El Greco’s St. John the Baptist
In both of his works of art, El Greco is working within a same format, a vertical rectangle. There is a difference in the scaling though. St. Francis Venerating the Crucifix is about four by eight feet in size, whereas St. John the Baptist is only about two

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