Wednesday, March 4, 2009

An Artist I Like is Vincent Van Gogh






















I have always liked Van Gogh's lovely paintings and drawings. But I have thought, how would a person with a mental illness paint or draw these wonderful pieces of art, and I realised that painting and drawing was why he felt he had a place in the world. His brother also helped him though his life but as for that mental illness it just got worse, until he decided to cut off his ear, then about 5 years later he shot himself in the chest and died two days later. This left his brother heart broken. He died six months later and they were burned together.

5 comments:

  1. Wow cool!!!! i luv your blog!! :) :)

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  2. when he got his self portrait, the ear was painted on the wrong side.

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  3. Hi I'm Sophie. I think Vincent Van Gogh paintings are really awesome. It's weird that he cut off his ear but I guest it's because he wanted people to understand him. I like the top picture best, it's really cool. Please visit my blog at sophieh3.wordpress.com BYE!

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  4. Hi
    Cool blog and cute pets :):):):):::):)

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