Visiting Van Gogh Up Close
While at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Monday for the Jerusalem Exhibit, I made a pilgrimage to some of my favorite paintings by Van Gogh. The impasto nature of the brushstrokes on these works is what particularly draws me to them, and I wanted to study them up close. In this post you can see photos of my devoted examination of these precious paintings. I will be emulating his thicker, more textured use of oils in the coming year.
[…] his range of mark making for future reference, so I’m including details of them here, like did of this one before on the blog. […]