Van Gogh Museum

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Here's a 'New' Van Gogh Work

'Sunset at Montmajour' from 'most important period of his life': expert

(Newser) - Its namesake has been dead for more than a century, but the Van Gogh Museum has a new work by the painter—and it's from what might be called his greatest-hits period. Painted in 1888, around the same time as "The Bedroom" and "The Sunflowers," "... More »

Young Van Gogh Watercolor Unveiled

Showcases darker tones of earlier work

(Newser) - For the first time in five years, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has added a new piece to its collection—and it looks a little different from your standard Vincent van Gogh. This one is an 1882 watercolor whose tones are much darker than those the artist later adopted.... More »

Why Van Gogh's Yellows Are Turning Brown

Chemists seek to save 19th-century works

(Newser) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings of sunflowers aren't as vivid as they used to be and the sun is to blame, say researchers who have solved a problem that has long stumped art conservationists. A team of chemists experimenting with ultraviolet light and tubes of paint belonging to 19th-century artists found... More »

New Van Gogh Surfaces

Work created during stay at asylum

(Newser) - A previously undiscovered Van Gogh has been found hiding in plain sight—beneath another painting. Conservators at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts X-rayed The Ravine, revealing another painting created several months earlier, the MFA and the Van Gogh Museum said today. A pen-and-ink drawing of the concealed painting, Wild Vegetation,... More »

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