Bone Dead, and Rising: Vincent Van Gogh and the Self Before God

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Synopsis: Here is a vivid, poetic, and evocative story of the painter Vincent van Gogh's struggle to become his true self. The author listens in on Vincent's most intimate, frequently startling thoughts on a host of topics, drawn from three volumes of his correspondence and his 900 extant paintings. What emerges is the portrait of an artist whose spiritual vision was borne of an agonizingly prolonged experience of the "dark night of the soul" through which his art dared to envisionthe triumph of joy over sorrow, of ...

Bone Dead, and Rising: Vincent Van Gogh and the Self Before God 2011, Cascade Books

ISBN-13: 9781606086162

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