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Van Gogh Through His Own Words | The Yellow House

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

There are several points in Van Gogh’s life we can turn to better understand him. One of the key periods of artistic development he went through was his time in The Yellow House. His desire for an artist retreat and studio in the Arles highlighted his need to be surrounded by his work and the creativity of others, but in a way that was not suffocating like in Paris or other major cities. Using his letters, we are taking a look at how Van Gogh’s time in The Yellow House affected his art and influenced his life.


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Topics: Vincent van Gogh, Impressionism, Van Gogh Through His Own Words

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