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    Becoming van Gogh / edited by Timothy Standring, Louis van Tilborgh ; with essays by Simon Kelly [and six others] ; with a contribution by Alisia Robin Coon.
    [Denver] : Denver Art Museum, [2012]
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    Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890. Works. Selections.
    Standring, Timothy J., 1950- editor of compilation.
    Tilborgh, Louis van, editor of compilation.
    Kelly, Simon (Simon R.) author.
    Coon, Alisia Robin.
    Denver Art Museum, host institution.
    ISBN: 
    9780300186864
    030018686X : HRD
    Bib #: 
    834025
    Description: 
    287 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 32 cm
    Contents: 
    Director's foreword / Christoph Heinrich -- Curators' preface / Timothy J. Standring and Louis van Tilborgh -- Notes to the reader -- Van Gogh in search of his own voice / Louis van Tilborgh and Evert van Uitert -- "Teaching us to see": Van Gogh and the natural world / Richard Kendall -- "A big, good enterprise": Vam Gogh and his markets / Simon Kelly -- Van Gogh and thinking nude / Nichole Myers -- Van Gogh's topography--(a little bit) true to nature / Teio Meedendorp -- Vincent's progress / Timothy J. Standring -- Van Goph timeline / Alisia Robin Coon -- Map of van Gogh's whereabouts.
    Notes: 
    This publication accompanies an exhibition of the same title, on view at Denver Art Museum from 21 October 2012 through 20 January 2013, organized by the Denver Art Museum in collaboration with the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.
    Summary: 
    The career path of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), one of the world's most recognizable artists, was anything but typical. Focusing on the early stages of van Gogh's artistic development, Becoming van Gogh illustrates the artist's efforts to master draftsmanship, understand the challenges of materials and techniques, incorporate color theory, and fold myriad influences into his artistic vocabulary. This book features works by van Gogh alongside works by the artists who influenced him, showing how he incorporated elements of their techniques into a style that became, eventually, uniquely his own. It features essays exploring how van Gogh imbued his early works with energy as he strove to master drawing with graphite, ink, and washes; how he began to understand color with watercolor paintings; and how he tested his skill with oils on canvas.--Excerpted from publisher.
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