Vincent van Gogh

Nationality : Dutch

Birth Year : 1853

Death Year : 1890

Place of Birth : Zundert, Netherlands

Place of Death : Auvers-sur-Oise, France


"Spiral Jetty" Proposed as State Symbol, Turin Museum Dedicates Gallery to Murdered Italian Student, and More

By Noelle Bodick | February 10, 2016

— “Spiral Jetty” Proposed to Be Utah’s State Symbol: “Spiral Jetty,” the 1,500-foot-long earthwork constructed by Robert Smithson off the Great Salt Lake, could become Utah’s official state symbol. Representative Becky... More

Brooklyn Museum Responds as Real Estate Protest Grows, London Passes on Affordable Studios, and More

By Mostafa Heddaya | November 10, 2015

— Brooklyn Museum Responds to Real Estate Protest: Museum director Anne Pasternak has acknowledged the protest surrounding a real estate event hosted, but not sponsored, by the...

A Solid Showing at Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

By Judd Tully | November 6, 2015

Sotheby’s New York delivered a solid and art market-reassuring Impressionist and Modern Art evening auction on Thursday, which brought $306,712,000 for the 36 works that sold.The tally — goosed...

Sotheby's $377M "A. Alfred Taubman: Masterworks” Sale

By Judd Tully | November 5, 2015

The big fall auction season in New York got off to a glitzy yet tentative start at Sotheby’s with “The Collection of A. Alfred Taubman: Masterworks” hauling in $377,034,000. The tally squeaked by...

On the Block: Major November Sales at Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips

By Judd Tully,Art+Auction | October 26, 2015

Change is in the air and on the ground as auction giant Christie’s redraws the salesroom boundaries of 20th-century art, in the process upending years of evening sale categories identical to...

Summer in the City: 5 Shows to See in Hamburg

By BLOUIN ARTINFO Germany | July 29, 2015

If you’re in Hamburg this summer, don’t miss the Triennial of Photography. The official program ended in late June but there is still a plethora of exhibitions running at various locations that...

8 Artsiest Shows at Paris Men's Fashion Week Spring 2016

By Michelle Tay | June 29, 2015

The artsiest collections at the men’s Spring 2016 shows involved inspirations culled from Japanese traditional dress, photography, architectural landscapes, and religious iconography.At Études,...

Sotheby’s Kicks Off New York's Auction Season With a Bang

By Judd Tully | May 6, 2015

Dominated by trophy works by the likes of Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pablo Picasso, Sotheby’s unleashed a rousing $368.3 million evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, setting the...

Forget Mr. Spock: Van Gogh Had Nimoy’s Heart

By Patrick Pacheco | March 2, 2015

In the aftermath of Leonard Nimoy’s death at the age 83 on February 27, tributes poured in hailing his iconic role as Mr. Spock, the wise, cryptic, and gaunt-faced conscience of the Starship...

Sotheby’s Evening Sale — The Chariot of Fire

By Judd Tully | November 5, 2014

Turbo-charged by two 20th-century sculpture masterworks, Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern evening sale racked up a record $422,110,000, the firm’s highest tally in its long history.That said,...

On the Block: What to Look for at Auction in November

By Judd Tully,Art+Auction | November 3, 2014

With the global art market continuing to perform like a race-proven thoroughbred, this season offers a number of blue-chip trophy contenders, led by a fabulous, rare-to-market Alberto Giacometti...

Art on the Wrist: Van Gogh Timepieces

By Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop | March 10, 2014

Last year, the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam celebrated the Impressionist master’s 160th ‘birthday’ with a series of commemorative timepieces, as well as van Gogh RELIEVO, a series of...

VIDEO: Van Gogh, Van Goyen and Joan Mitchell at TEFAF 2013

By Kristen Boatright | March 21, 2013

ARTINFO explores some of the hightpoints of TEFAF Maastricht with Michel Witmer, a member of the TEFAF Board of Trustees and a fair Ambassador. TEFAF, in its 26th year, features 260 exhibitors,...

Van Gogh Attribution to Be Confirmed by Hair Sample

By ARTINFO UK | August 9, 2012

For Markus Roubrocks, the status of a prized art treasure may hang on a single thread.According to the Telegraph, the Cologne collector has always maintained that his picture “Still Life With...

Billionaire Leon Black is the Mystery Buyer Behind the Record-Busting "Scream" Sale: WSJ

By Shane Ferro | July 11, 2012

The art market mystery of the year may just have been solved: American businessman Leon Black was the successful bidder for "The Scream," the $119.9-million Edvard Munch pastel auctioned off at...

A Giacometti Lamppost and Gerard Depardieu's Miro Shined at Christie's $16.5-Million Paris Sales

By ARTINFO France | May 24, 2012

PARIS — Under the watchful eye of auctioneer François de Ricqlès, Christie's totaled €12.9 million ($16.5 million) during two sales in Paris this week: The Moch collection and another, unnamed...

TEFAF Barrels on With Sales of Show-Stopping Works by Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol, and Ahmed Alsoudani

By Paul Laster | March 19, 2012

MAASTRICHT, The Netherlands — A crowd of well-heeled art consultants and collectors quickly poured into the lush, tulip-filled aisles of TEFAF, the European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, on its...

A Matta From MoMA and a Van Gogh Drawing Enlivened Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Sale in Paris

By Nicolai Hartvig,ARTINFO France | December 13, 2011

Sotheby's evening Impressionist and Modern sale last week totaled €14.4 million ($19.3 million), landing in the high end of its pre-sale estimate of €11,184,000-15,705,000....