The career path of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), one of the world's most recognizable artists, was anything but typical. Focusing on the early stages of Van Gogh's artistic development, "Becoming Van Gogh" illustrates the artist's efforts to master draftsmanship, understand the challenges of materials and techniques, incorporate colour theory, and fold myriad influences into his artistic vocabulary. Van Gogh was aware of avant-garde trends including Georges Seurat's divisionism, Paul Signac's and Camille Pissarro's ...

Becoming Van Gogh 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300186864