Vincent Van Gogh

Researchers confirm origins of Van Gogh technique

Researchers confirm origins of Van Gogh technique

A newly discovered trove of 16 engraved and otherwise modified limestone blocks, created 38,000 years ago, confirms the ancient origins

Feb 26, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Experts war over whether `lost` Van Gogh notebook is real

The discovery of 65 previously unknown drawings said to be by Vincent Van Gogh set off a bitter row about their authenticity on Tuesday, with Amsterdam`s Van Gogh Museum dismissing as fakes what others hailed as one of the biggest art world finds in years. 

Nov 16, 2016, 01:02 AM IST
Did news of brother's marriage prompt Van Gogh to cut off his ear?

Did news of brother's marriage prompt Van Gogh to cut off his ear?

It was known that Van Gogh was distressed by news of brother's marriage .

Nov 01, 2016, 06:37 AM IST
Revealed! Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear and gave it to Gabrielle Berlatier

Revealed! Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear and gave it to Gabrielle Berlatier

The famous post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh had cut off his ear in a mental fit. The real reason behind this violent behaviour is still unknown and largely draws on many speculations related to the artist's personal life.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Van Gogh, Matisse paintings at risk of fading

Van Gogh, Matisse paintings at risk of fading

Paintings by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh and French painter Henri Matisse are at risk of fading as the artworks are losing their bright yellow hues due to chemical reactions in the paint.

Jul 02, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Why Vincent van Gogh paintings are turning white

After analysing one of the greatest works by famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, Belgian scientists have identified a very rare mineral that is turning his paintings white.

Mar 11, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Australian gallery to return portrait lost under Nazis

An Australian gallery will return a portrait once thought the work of Vincent Van Gogh to its rightful owners in what is believed to be the country`s first restitution of art lost under the Nazis.

May 31, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Pissarro and Picasso records broken at London sale

A Paris street scene painted by Camille Pissarro sold for USD 32.1 million at a London sale, almost five times the previous record for the Impressionist master at auction.

Feb 06, 2014, 04:41 AM IST

US professor helps authenticate Van Gogh painting

A professor with Rice University in the US state of Texas has helped to authenticate a painting by Vincent van Gogh in an Amsterdam museum with digital sleuthing, the varsity said Thursday.

Sep 13, 2013, 11:54 AM IST

Century old ‘fake’ painting finally gets its due

Dutch master painter Vincent Van Gogh will be heaving a sigh of relief after hearing this in his grave.

Sep 10, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

3D replicas of Van Gogh could be yours for 22k pounds

Amsterdam`s Van Gogh museum has come up with high-quality 3D replicas of some of the Dutch painter`s finest paintings.

Aug 25, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

Exhibition reveals Vincent Van Gogh`s secrets

A new exhibition at Amsterdam`s Van Gogh Museum gives visitors an opportunity to learn the secrets of Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-90).Amsterdam: A new exhibition at Amsterdam`s Van Gogh Museum gives visitors an opportunity to learn the secrets of Dutch master Vincent van Gogh (1853-90).

May 03, 2013, 10:29 AM IST

How to preserve priceless masterpieces

The chrome yellow pigment used by renowned post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh and others in the 19th and 20th centuries is especially sensitive to certain types of light – making it extremely susceptible to darkening.

Nov 15, 2012, 21:50 PM IST

Vibrant colours in Van Gogh`s painting show damage in X-rays

Scientists claim to have spotted a never-before-seen chemical effect in Vincent Van Gogh`s `Flowers In A Blue Vase` that is dulling the painting`s vibrant yellow colour.

Sep 16, 2012, 16:52 PM IST

Van Gogh painting inspires Ed Sheeran`s new tattoo

Ed Sheeran has got a new inking, inspired by Van Gogh`s well-known painting ‘Starry Night’.

Jul 28, 2012, 08:42 AM IST

Vincent Van Gogh’s floral still life identified

A still life painting that was once believed to be the work of an anonymous artist has been discovered to be that of Van Gogh.

Mar 21, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

‘Priceless, long-lost’ portrait of Vincent van Gogh auctioned for just £1,500

A UK couple has bought a ‘long-lost’ pastel drawing of famous artist Vincent van Gogh for just 1,500 pounds.

Aug 29, 2011, 20:15 PM IST

Here's why Gogh paintings lose shine

Scientists have found why some paintings of Vincent van Gogh are losing shine.

Feb 15, 2011, 13:09 PM IST

Search still on for Van Gogh: Egyptian minister

The canvas resembles a flower scene by the French artist Adolphe Monticelli.

Aug 22, 2010, 09:48 AM IST