Vincent van Gogh by Iain Zaczek
  

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Vincent van Gogh by Iain Zaczek

This title looks at the life and works of Vincent van Gogh, including an examination of paintings such as Sunflowers, Starry Night, The Artist's Bedroom in Arles, The Night Cafe, The Potato Eaters, Portrait of Pere Tanguy and Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear. It looks at the techniques and colour palette that van Gogh used in these works, encouraging readers to look more closely at the interesting elements of each painting. It also includes a timeline of his life, information on museums and galleries where his work is currently displayed and a chance for readers to use what they have learned to make their own painting in the style of Vincent van Gogh.

About the Author

Iain Zaczek was born in Dundee, Scotland, and was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and the Courtauld Institute of Art. He specializes in books about art and design, and his many books include: The Impressionists, Essential Art Deco, Celtic Art and Design, and The Art of Illuminated Manuscripts. He was also a contributing author to Art: The Definitive Visual Guide.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Iain Zaczek
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Publication date

11th September 2014

ISBN

9780750284578


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