Vincent van Gogh – Europe

Vincent van Gogh Self Portrait, Autumn 1889 National Gallery of Art (Washington, USA)

  • What is art?
  • What is art for?
  • Why did the artist make it like that?
  • Was it magical? Religious? To celebrate something?
  • To tell a story?
  • How did the artist earn a living?
  • What tools, materials, and techniques did the artist use?
  • Are there hidden meanings that can become clear?

Activities to try at home.

Zundert, Netherlands

Language (drawing)

sketched lines, tactile texture, implied, capture, refined, balanced, image, subject, portrait, caricature, expression, personality