Description of the artwork «The potato eaters»
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Portrait in shades: 7 stories about life and death of Vincent van Gogh
Van Gogh did not like to study, though he had no problem with learning foreign languages. He adored his younger brother and conflicted with his father all his life. Regardless a numerous survived correspondence, a lot of secrets concerning his life still exist. The inquisitive biographers managed to throw discredit on his suicide.
The search of Vincent. Van Gogh's style and technique
“A scene that looks like a painting doesn’t make a painting,” says Vincent van Gogh, played by Martin Scorsese in the Akira Kurosawa’s "Dreams". “If you look closely, all of Nature has its beauty… I lose myself in it. And then, as if it’s in a dream, the scene just paints itself for me… But it’s so difficult to hold it inside...” Then he responds to the question what he does to release this…
A strange thing: the shocking quirks of the great artists
The genius' vivid imagination stimulates the progress but pushes the person to utterly extravagant deeds. How Matisse overcame his phobia, why Caravaggio was forced to threaten the sitters, and who was firing at flies? Answers to these questions are in the stories below, where the artists appear as huge originals.