Top and Most Memorable Van Gogh Quotes
A lot of wise sentences were taken out of Van Gogh's letters with his friends and family, but here are some inspiring ones, that will enlighten people that read them:
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers as a sufficient reason for remaining ashore."
"The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others."
"One must work and dare if one really wants to live."
"Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy."
"I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create."
The Most Expensive Paintings by Van Gogh
Some of Van Gogh's paintings are in the list of the most expensive paintings in the world. The list of his most expensive paintings, with prices adjusted to what it would cost to buy it today, can be found in the following list, sorted by the highest price:
Van Gogh as an Inspiration for Other Artists
Artwork by Van Gogh definitely left a mark on the history of art. This can be seen by the large number of artist who were inspired by his paintings and style. His unique style has been transferred through time and by various artists that found inspiration in this great painter.
His paintings of the sunflowers made an entire new movement of artists painting flowers. Van Gogh had an entire floral series of paintings dedicated to sunflowers, tree blossoms and various types of other flowers. This has since inspired many artists to concentrate on the subject of nature, specifically, flowers.
Some of the most notable artists, that took elements from Van Gogh's style or tried to mimic it, made their own series of impressive art inspired by Van Gogh, that shows that the spirit of this great artist is still going to paint great works of art through the tips of paintbrushes held by other aspiring artists.(Read More...)