Van Gogh’s Repetitions

The Phillips Collection is currently hosting an exhibition titled Van Gogh’s Repetitions, which looks at Vincent van Gogh’s artistic process in creating copies of his own work.  The title of the exhibition comes from Van Gogh himself, who called his similar versions of the same subject “Repetitions”. Van Gogh had the ability to create a sketch or painting in an amazingly short period of time creating the inaccurate belief that this is how he always worked.  In reality he would frequently begin creating the work of a person or landscape from life and then return to his studio where he would repeat the subject reworking his idea on a fresh …..

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Van Gogh Exhibitions 2012

Next year Van Gogh fans will have some exciting opportunities to see the artist’s works at many different museum locations around the globe. This post covers a list of Van Gogh exhibitions in 2012.

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Van Gogh Portrait – Vincent or Theo

Over the past month, there has been a lot of coverage in the news about a Van Gogh self-portrait (Self Portrait with Straw Hat, 1887) which is now thought by the Van Gogh Museum to be a portrait not of Vincent, but instead of his brother Theo van Gogh.

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