Talk:Vincent van Gogh

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Semi-protected edit request on 20 February 2017[edit]

I wanted to edit this page because I know a lot of information about Vincent Van Gogh that I could add to the source. I will help you (talk) 06:53, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

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Artistic development Adjustment[edit]

Thanks for the detailly definition of Van Gogh's world, It helps me to write my argument essay about the artists' depression.

I really like the personal experience that is time by time.

I think in the part of artistic development, the author should add something about the personal emotion like the depression in his 30s life.

The painting explanation should also add something emotional. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 209.51.93.151 (talk) 07:23, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

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Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter. As Van Gogh's work developed, he painted such subjects as still lifes, peasant labourers, landscapes, olive trees, wheat fields, and sunflowers, and over time he used increasingly brighter colours. Van Gogh sold few paintings during his lifetime, and was considered a madman and a failure. However, since the early 20th century he has attained widespread critical and popular acclaim, and his works are among the world's most expensive paintings.Painting: Vincent van Gogh


Add Category?[edit]

Vincent van Gogh is on the List of people with color blindness however the note and source state that this is only highly likely but impossible to determine for sure. Should the category People with color blindness be added to this page?

1.126.48.2 (talk) 16:19, 28 September 2017 (UTC)

Definitely not, and he should be removed from that list as well—this is a fringe theory that's been thoroughly debunked. The apparent lack of a red balance in his works is the result of his use of carmine lake (which fades when exposed to light) for his reds but of ultramarine and chrome yellow (which don't) for his blues and yellows, meaning that over the intervening century the red component has progressively vanished from his paintings. This gets asked so frequently, it's one of the FAQs on the VVG Museum website. – iridescent 2 16:46, 28 September 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 6 October 2017[edit]

www.vangoghsear.com - In depth discussion about the mutilation theories. Supafly69 (talk) 09:52, 6 October 2017 (UTC)

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. Nihlus 13:17, 6 October 2017 (UTC)

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