Van Gogh's Letters: The Mind of the Artist in Paintings, Drawings, and Words, 1875-1890 (Paperback)
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A beautiful, one-of-a-kind collection of more than 150 of Van Gogh's letters, paired with more than 250 works of art.
Vincent Van Gogh wrote hundreds of letters to his brother Theo, as well as to family members and fellow artists including Paul Gauguin and Emile Bernard. In many of them he described, in painstaking detail and beautiful prose, the progress of his work. Van Gogh's Letters presents more than 150 of these stirring letters, excerpted and newly translated, and set side-by-side with the art it describes, including sketches, drawings, and paintings. The result is an elegantly rendered collection that allows us to see the world through the eyes of one of the greatest artists of all time.
About the Author
H. Anna Suh has a master's degree in art and archaeology from Princeton University. She was on the curatorial staff of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has worked on projects for scholarly publications at the Met, New York University's Institute of Fine Arts, the Princeton University Art Museum, and Harvard University. She lives in New York City.
Vincent van Gogh was a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin whose work -- notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty, and bold color -- had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art.