Posts Tagged 'Van Gogh'

Van Gogh: The Stevedores in Arles

GOGH, Vincent van Los descargadores en Arles, 1888_557 (1965.7)

The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too ~ Vincent van Gogh

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the starry night

my favorite comic as a kid (and still today, honestly) was Calvin and Hobbes. I don’t think was an original sketch, but it still brings back memories of curling up by the wood burning stove in the living room with a stack of Calvin and Hobbes books to get lost in for an afternoon. 

Van Gogh: Fishing Boats at Sea

I’ve always had a fondness for Van Gogh’s paintings. he created this oil on canvas painting in 1888 at Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. 

  

The Sea at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

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The Sea at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 1888, by Vincent Van Gogh

In the words of Van Gogh (via Wikipedia):

Mediterranean Sea is a mackerel color: in other words, changeable – you do not always know whether it is green or purple, you do not always know if it is blue, as the next moment the ever-changing sheen has assumed a pink or a gray tint.


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