Vincent Van Gogh By Ava ANDREAS

“I wish they would only take me as I am.” Vincent Van Gogh was a great artist he created many difficult but beautiful pieces of artwork. Van Gogh made 2,000 pieces of art work, 900 paintings, and he created 1,100 drawings on his sketch book over his lifetime. Van Gogh was a very talented artist even though he had some struggles of his own.Van Gogh had seizures and one of his attacks he cut off almost all of his ear. He got admitted into a hospital and was diagnosed with a sort of epilepsy. His attacks became more frequent in 1890s. This did not stop Van Gogh form creating art. His unique work led him into many more amazing pieces of artwork.

Van Gogh's self portrait

Vincent Van Gogh was just like any kid growing up. Van Gogh was born and raised in Groot-Zundert in the province of Barbant, Holland. Van Gogh had a brother Theo and Cor Van Gogh and two younger sister Elisabeth Van Gogh,and Wil Van Gogh. Before Van Gogh was born he had a brother that died at birth and was also named Vincent. They buried him and had his name on his tombstone . Later in life they had another son and named him Vincent. Vincent would have to grow up next the the feeling knowing that his own name was in his deceased brother’s grave. But that did not stop Van Gogh From being a unique person.

Van Gogh as a child

When Van Gogh started out his career he wasn't the best artist. Van Gogh painted with the same colors the the same things until he met with Camille Pissarro. Inspired Van Gogh to start experimenting with more vibrant colors and new techniques. That is what helped Van Gogh grow as an artist. After learning all theses new things Van Gogh started making new things with more color and pop. Like the “The Starry Night” and the “.Almound Blossum” Vincent Van Gogh was sadly not famous until after he died. He was great, talented,and unique artist. Thanks to Vincent Van Gogh we have a new perspective of art.

Some of th art work Van Gogh created


Created with images by Ed Bierman - "Vincent van Gogh Dutch, 1853-1890 Self-Portrait, 1887" • Ed Bierman - "Vincent van Gogh Dutch, 1853-1890 Self-Portrait, 1887" • xiquinhosilva - "17024-Van-Gogh-Museum" • Christopher S. Penn - "Van Gogh's Starry Night"

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