Sep 212007
 
Vincent van Gogh: The Potato Eaters

Sometimes during family reunions, when everybody is at the table eating, a sudden moment of silence intrudes and makes itself almost palpable. Only chewing is heard, and everyone becomes, just for a second, very self-conscious and uncomfortable — until someone talks again, and the strange sensation is gone. Vincent van Gogh’s Potato Eaters, one of […]

Sep 192007
 
Vincent van Gogh: Starry Night

Starry Night is one of Van Gogh’s best known paintings. It hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. This piece exudes psychological meanings and I would like to focus on several details and make some conclusions about “the bigger picture.” Starry Night, c.1889 Vincent van Gogh