Van Gogh’s Yellows Changing

The bright yellow tones in Van Gogh’s paintings have been fading and to dull browns. Now x-ray techniques have been developed which helped to identify the problem.

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Van Gogh’s Love of Yellow

As with many things surrounding Van Gogh, there isn’t a clear reason for his use of yellow, was it a vision problem, was it from drinking Absinthe, or was it simply personal preference?

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Gauguin at The Yellow House

During his first summer at the Yellow House, Van Gogh eagerly looked forward to the arrival of fellow artist Paul Gauguin.  After a number of delays and excuses, Gauguin finally arrived on October 23, 1888, and Van Gogh’s dream of the Studio of the South was finally underway.  For 63 days two of the greatest artists of all time shared their life and their art. Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin met in the fall of 1887 while in Paris, France.  The two artists had a shared admiration for each other’s work and tried learning from the other.  They offered mutual support and dialogue including a number of letters in …..

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