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Chronicles the life of nineteenth-century painter Vincent Van Gogh, describing his childhood in Holland, his years in France, his relationships with his brother and with fellow artist Paul Gaugin, his difficulties with women, his mental health, and his artistic vision.
I Am Vincent van Gogh introduces readers, ages ten and up, to one of the world's most famous painters. Van Gogh's life is as fascinating as his paintings. Although always interested in art, van Gogh did not start painting until his late twenties. Once he started, van Gogh created some of the world's best-known paintings including "Sunflowers" and "The Starry Night." Roig brings van Gogh's story to life as if van Gogh were speaking directly to the...
Examines the life and art of Rembrandt against the historical, political, and religious background of the period.