Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 1, 2011 23:01:55 GMT -5
Skull with Burning Cigarette is a one of Famous Paintings by Vincent Van Gogh who was a respected Dutch post-impressionist artist who went onto become one of the most loved painters of all time. This website covers his Skull with Burning Cigarette painting in full as well as looking into detail on the career of the artist himself who has always attracted great interest and controversy thanks to his troubled life. Children Paintings Students in particular have grown great fondness for this particular painting from Van Gogh because of the fashionable nature of smoking plus the use of a skull which has some loose links to Rock music and scenes such as Grunge and similar. Flower Paintings The appearance of the painting is clear and simple, making it ideal as a poster for those whose budgets match. Serious art followers are more likely to be interested in other Van Gogh paintings like Wheatfield with Crows or The Church at Auvers. Boats PaintingsSkull with Burning Cigarette is another example of how not all Van Gogh paintings were the bright coloured scenes that most people now remember him for. People PaintingsInstead it is dark and moody, in a similar way to the masterpiece Potato Eaters which followed an approach to what he used here though with very different subjects. This darker side links well to his own personality which tended to be much more negative than his normal painting style would have suggested.