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Vincent Van Gogh: The Drawings

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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) believed that drawing was “the root of everything.” A self-taught artist, he succeeded, between 1881 and 1890, in developing an inimitable graphic style. This book traces the artist’s successive triumphs as a draftsman, first in the Netherlands and later in France, highlighting the diversity of his technical invention and the striking continuit ...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Mar 19, 2013 Renee rated it 4 of 5 stars
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A detailed account of Van Gogh's approach to drawing that highlights his influences in subject and style, reveals his struggle with figures and proportion, and shows the emergence of his vivid and graphic drawing style in an historical context.

From the MET exhibit of his drawings, with excellent commentary and excerpts from Van Gogh's letters.





John
Obsession! I never thought I could look at Van gogh's work with fresh eyes, but these drawings, often repeated studies of the same subject, come to life classicaly or under the contemporary art microscope.
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