Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

ISBN-10: 0140446745
ISBN-13: 9780140446746
Authors: Vincent Van Gogh, Ronald de Leeuw, Arnold J. Pomerans, Ronald de Leeuw, Arnold J. Pomerans
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'Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.' Few artists' letters are as self-revelatory as Vincent Van Gogh's, and the selection included here, spanning the whole of his artistic career, sheds light on every facet of the life and work of this complex and tortured man. Engaging candidly and movingly with his religious struggles, his ill-fated search for love, his attacks of mental illness and his intense relationship with his brother Theo, the letters contradict the popular image of Van Gogh as an anti-social madman and a martyr to art, showing instead that he was capable of great emotional and spiritual depths. Above all, they stand as…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 560 Dimensions: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English