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Vincent

(SelfMadeHero's Art Masters)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  2,335 ratings  ·  359 reviews
Het bewogen leven van Vincent van Gogh blijft een onuitputtelijke inspiratiebron. Stripmaker Barbara Stok neemt in dit verhaal de lezer mee naar de korte, intense periode die de schilder in Zuid-Frankrijk doorbrengt.

Vincent droomt ervan in Arles een kunstenaarshuis te stichten voor zichzelf en zijn artistieke vrienden. Maar door aanvallen waarin hij volledig in de war is,
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Paperback, 141 pages
Published 2012 by Nijgh & Van Ditmar
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Ariel
Jun 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was GREAT. You should read it. I loved the illustration - it was really cute and simple and clean and nice. I loved that a lot of the drawings looked like famous Van Gogh painting - it was like an easter egg hunt trying to find all of the references to his actual art. I thought it was really well spaces and really easy to follow. It was a really interesting way to learn more about this artist's life, too! I feel like I have a solid base to learn more off of.

I really had fun reading it and I
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Rebecca
Dutch artist and writer Barbara Stok’s Vincent is the second graphic novel I’ve read from SelfMadeHero’s “Art Masters” series, after reviewing Munch last month. It’s another biographical study of an artist, in this case of Vincent van Gogh. Oddly, though, the drawing style and the subject’s vibrant shock of red hair reminded me most of Agatha.

The book focuses primarily on the time van Gogh spent in the South of France. He settled in Arles, staying first in a hotel and then in a large rental hous
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Spirou
Jan 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Το διάβασα στα αγγλικά, οπότε δε μπορώ να μιλήσω για τη μετάφραση, αλλά η εικονογράφηση είναι πολύ καλή! Τα χρώματα ζωντανά και όπως τα προτιμούσε ο Van Gogh. Θα προτιμούσα η αφήγηση να περιλαμβάνει περισσότερο χρονικό διάστημα της ζωής του. Ολοκληρωμένη παρουσίαση/κριτική στο βίντεο εδώ
Jenny
Mar 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Με συγκίνησε πάρα πολύ.
Περιγράφει τα 2 τελευταία χρόνια του Van Gogh.Το σχέδιο είναι εξαιρετικό,η επιλογή των αποσπασμάτων από τις επιστολές πετυχημένη και το συνολικό αποτέλεσμα φανταστικό.

Ο Van Gogh είναι πολύ αγαπημένος μου ζωγράφος και πάντα διαβάζω με μεγάλο ενδιαφέρον πράγματα σχετικά με τη ζωή του.Το συγκεκριμένο gn καταφέρνει να μας πληροφορήσει σχετικά με τα χρόνια αυτά,αλλά και να προκαλέσει έντονα συναισθήματα για τις δυσκολίες που αντιμετώπισε ο ζωγράφος,για τη σχέση με τον αδερφό το
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Sam Quixote
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Maybe it’s partly because I know so little about him, but Vincent Van Gogh has always seemed a bit distant and cold - a genius but an isolated and seemingly unknowable one. So I’m thankful that Barbara Stok has created Vincent, a wonderful graphic novel looking at the last few years of Van Gogh’s life, which brings a warmth and character to the artist.

The book opens as Vincent leaves Paris for Provence, an area of France where he would go on to create his most iconic paintings from the sunflowe
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Coos Burton
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, biografias, arte
Hoy tuve una clase sobre impresionismo, y al pasar al postimpresionismo no faltó Vincent van Gogh. Una de mis compañeras llevó libros, entre ellos "Vincent", de Barbara Stok. De mil amores me prestó esta hermosa novela gráfica sobre la vida del pintor, particularmente desde su llegada a Arlés en adelante. Y en mi viaje de vuelta en el colectivo me lo devoré, fue precioso, aunque bastante triste. Sumamente recomendable.
Sarah AlObaid
Van Gogh is my favorite painter and i am always so touched by his life story, his art, his illness that they almost always bring tears to my eyes. Really enjoyed this but for a graphic novel that is about an artist i am, ironically, not very impressed with the art.
(Also, completely unrelated but the physical book itself means so much to me because i'd purchased it from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and i'm like, 99% that that is my favorite place in the entire world)
Yiannis Vasalakis
Jan 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
«Τα χωράφια με το στάρι λένε τη δική μας ιστορία»

Η Μπάρμπαρα Στοκ παρουσιάζει μια ποπ εξιστόρηση των τελευταίων και πιο παραγωγικών χρόνων της ζωής του Βίνσεντ βαν Γκογκ, αναδεικνύοντας τη στενή σχέση του με τον μικρότερο αδελφό του

«Αγαπητέ μου Τέο,

Κάθομαι μέρες ολόκληρες κλειδωμένος στην απομόνωση. Εχω ανείπωτες εσωτερικές φοβίες και, έπειτα, ένα αίσθημα κενού και κόπωσης στο κεφάλι μου. Ομως πολλές φορές αισθάνομαι απολύτως φυσιολογικός, οπότε μην ανησυχείς. Από όσο μπορώ να κρίνω, δεν είμαι τ
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David Schaafsma
I loved this work. And I have been mainly reading experimental art comics lately, so this is pretty conventional stuff, by comparison: a biography of a famous painter. I didn't expect to like it much, but I did. And by the looks of her other nine books that are not yet available in English, she is best known for her autobiographical comics, so I will seek them out. This looks like something that could have been undertaken for more commercial value, because it is a biography of a famous crazy art ...more
Cata
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vincent de Barbara Stok foi o primeiro livro que li para o #graphicmay, no qual estou a participar com a @jojosdaydreams e com a @mary_red_hair
É uma biografia de Van Gogh, sob a forma de BD. A arte é a cores, a sua leitura é fácil e é uma boa maneira de conhecermos a vida do pintor.
Algumas das coisas que gostei de conhecer foram a sua amizade com Gauguin (com quem chegou a partilhar casa) e a sua obsessão com a criação de uma casa para artistas.
Também foi muito bom saber um pouco mais sobre a
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B. Faye
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
8/13 #Readathon 2017 Ένα κόμικς βασισμένο σε ιστορικά στοιχεία ή πραγματικά γεγονότα
Shelby M. (Read and Find Out)
Jul 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bio
I actually really enjoyed this. I've come to realize that graphic novels may be my favorite way to read biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs.
Ayşenur Mutluel
Jul 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga-graphics
Genel olarak sanatçının Fransa'da yaşadığı dönemi anlatan, çizgi roman niteliğinde yazılmış güzel bir kitap. Evet gerçekten severek okudum fakat çizimleri çok fazla beğendiğimi söyleyemem. Sanki çizimler de hep bir şeyler eksikti. Sanırım yine büyük bir beklenti ile alıp başladığım için.
Ayrıca keşke sadece hayatının bir bölümüne odaklanmaktansa tüm hayatını ele alan bir çizgi roman olsaymış. Mesela ben kendisinin ailesi ile olan ilişkilerini okumayı daha çok seviyorum.
Mektuplardan da alıntılar
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Seda
May 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novel
Van Gogh çok özel bir bağımın olduğu bir ressam. O yüzden bir miktar abartı olabilir değerlendirmemde.
Kitap kısa, ama o kadar da verimli bir kesiti aktarıyor Van Gogh'un hayatından. Güney Fransa'da bulunduğu, meşhur sarı evde yaşadıkları, Gaugin'le arkadaşlığı, teknik olarak en güzel tablolarını yaptığı ve ne yazık ki sonu akıl hastanesine giden bir dönem.
Çizimler oldukça sade, renkler bir harika. Theo'yla aralarındaki kardeş ilişkisini çok güzel yakaladığını düşünüyorum çizerin. Genel itibariyl
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Daniela
Feb 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novel
“Tireremo l’aratro fino a quando non potrà più andare avanti. Fino a quel momento potremo ancora guardare con stupore le margherite e le zolle di terra appena arate e i rami dei cespugli in primavera, i cieli azzurri sereni d’estate, le grandi nuvole in autunno, gli alberi nudi in inverno, il sole, la luna e le stelle. Qualsiasi cosa accada, tutto questo ci appartiene.”
Panagiotis
Aug 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Τα δύο τελευταία χρόνια του αγαπημένου ζωγράφου. Το ταξίδι στην Αρλ, οι αγώνες και οι φοβίες του, τα γράμματα στον αδελφό του Τεό, η αρρώστια και η δημιουργία. Το διάβασα μονορούφι.Υπέροχο σκίτσο, χρώματα εκπληκτικά, τα καρέ των κρίσεων συγκλονιστικά. Στα τελευταίες σελίδες σχεδόν έβαλα τα κλάματα. Από τις πιο εμπνευσμένες αποδόσεις θανάτου που έχω δει.
Akke
Vincent van Gogh is my favourite artist. The way his depression was portrayed in the illustrations was amazing. I loved this graphic novel so much
Fenny (smallangryreader)
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Oh Vincent, I can be fascinated by so many art styles and obscure artists and niche movements but you just stole my heart first, didn't you? It's actually because of his and Kandinskij's works that I discovered art history, back in elementary school, and his story has been told a thousand times in a thousand different ways, but it still gets me every time. This graphic novel (brought to Italy by the one and only @baopublishing ) describes the last years in Van Gogh's life in a simple and straigh ...more
Leselissi
Nov 24, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic-manga
sehr schön und liebevoll. irgendwie goldig.
mir gefällt's. :)
Vishal Katariya
Wonderful, wonderfully done.
Peter Derk
Aug 03, 2016 rated it liked it
What a weird and difficult task. Imagine you're a comic book artist, and someone is all, "Make a comic ABOUT a well-known artist." How the hell do you manage that?

Well, Barbara Stok does a pretty good job. Without re-creating Van Gogh's paintings exactly, she definitely evokes his work and his colors while telling a very different story than is told by the paintings themselves.

Ha, did you see that art bullshit I just pulled off there?

Truth be told, I know almost nothing about painting. I don't r
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Olivia
Jul 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
While maybe it's a stereotype, van Gogh is one of my favorite artists and I knew I had to read this. It wasn't until I finished it that I saw this was published in part by the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam! A museum helping publish a graphic novel...has that happened before? How fabulous is that? This was such a great format for his story.

This was fairly quick read, as many panels are wordless. The words that were included sounded like they came straight from his letters. The dialogue felt very r
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Lucie Pelcakova
Po druhém čtení:
Našla jsem tolik detailů, které mě nyní překvapily. Spoustu kreseb zachycuje určitá Vincentova díla. Musím říct, že mě teď komiks nadchl o dost víc. A zase ve mě probudil tu pravou lásku k umění, kterou jsem dlouho nemohla najít.

Překrásné ilustrace, krásně a jednoduše vystižen Vincent. Myslím, že tohle je jeden z těch komiksů, které si chcete přečíst, když si potřebujete odpočinout, ale zároveň se chcete dozvědět něco nového. Jediné, co mi trochu chybělo, byl konec. Upřímně jse
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Katerina
A nice short graphic novel about the last years of Vincent van Gogh and his relationship with his brother. Simple illustrations but including much emotions and achieving to demonstrate the confusion and the emotional turmoil, but also the artistic maturing that Vincent went through those years. It is touching to see all this story with emphasis on the relationship of the two brothers. A fast read and a touching story.
Irena Freitas
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Me identifiquei bastante com o Vincent fazendo as continhas de quantos desenhos ele ia ter que vender pra pagar as contas no mês, hahaha!

Também achei bem impressionante como a autora, mesmo com desenhos bem simples, conseguiu transmitir a beleza que o Van Gogh via no mundo ao redor dele.
L.
Mar 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, read-in-2015
Vincent je odjakživa můj nejoblíbenější malíř a tohle zpracování jeho života v Provance se mi opravdu moc líbilo. Ty kresby mě obzvlášť dostaly.
Fabia Consorti
Jan 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Che colori meravigliosi, sono incantata!
Nasia
Aug 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, graphic-novel
This is so beautifully drawn; it depicts Van Gogh's lust for colours and vividness as well as his worries in a very delicate way.
Valeria
Aunque no llegase a conectar demasiado con las ilustraciones de la autora, a mi parecer los acontecimientos están bien transmitidos a través de las viñetas de esta novela gráfica. Leyéndola, aprendemos más sobre la vida de Vincent Van Gogh, en concreto acerca de la etapa que pasó en Arlés, una cuidad al sur de Francia en la que crearía múltiples de sus obras maestras. El magnífico pintor viajaría hasta aquella ciudad con la esperanza de hallar una mayor serenidad e intentar combatir con la paz d ...more
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Barbara Stok briefly studied at the Fotoacademie and worked as a journalist, before ultimately choosing the profession of comic-book writer and illustrator. In her debut, Barbaraal tot op het bot (Barbara: The Bare Bones, 1998), Stok depicted her own everyday life in the form of comic strips. Concerts, nights out, getting drunk, the first steps on the path to love, the fear of death – Barbara Stok ...more

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