Vincent van Gogh
Penguin Books, London, 1996; originally published in France in the 19th century, English
Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History
ISBN: 9780713991352

Most unusually among major painters, Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) was also an accomplished writer. His letters provide both a unique self-portrait and a vivid picture of the contemporary cultural scene. Van Gogh emerges as a complex but captivating personality, struggling with utter integrity to fulfill his artistic destiny. This major new edition, which is based on an entirely new translation, reinstating a large.

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Daniel Libeskind

To design is to struggle. This collection of van Gogh’s letters are a lesson in loneliness in art. Truly relevant in this economy-obsessed era!

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